Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 2 - Section 2.6 - Solving Equations: The Addition and Multiplication Properties - Exercise Set - Page 148: 20



Work Step by Step

$-2x=26$ $\longrightarrow$ multiplication property $-2x\div-2=26\div-2$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify $x=-13$ Substitute to check. $-2(-13)=26$ $26=26\checkmark$
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