Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.7 Solving Equations with Several Steps - 9.7 Exercises: 47



Work Step by Step

Step 1. Combine like terms on the right side of the equation. $2b-6b=(2-6)b=-4b=24$ Step 2. Divide both sides by -4. $\frac{-4b}{-4}=\frac{24}{-4}$ $b=-6$
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