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 - Exercise Set 6.2 - Page 362: 74



Work Step by Step

Distribute $2$ (on the left side of the equation): $2x-10 = 2x+10$ Solve the equation to obtain: $2x-2x=10+10$ $\\0=20$ This is a false statement. Thus, the given equation has no solution. The solution set is $\left\{\right\}$.
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