Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 6 - Algebra: Equations and Inequalities - 6.2 Linear Equations in One Variable and Proportions - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 362: 14


False. Solution occurs at x=0

Work Step by Step

3x=2x To solve the equation first group all like terms on one side. Move all x terms to one side, in this case, to the left. 3x-2x=0 Simplify the terms. x=0 Thus a solution is obtained. 3x=2x occurs when x=0. The statement is false.
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