Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Review - Page 204: 38



Work Step by Step

$-3(x-6)+13=20-1$ $\longrightarrow$distributive property $-3x+18+13=20-1$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms $-3x+31=19$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $-3x+31-31=19-31$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms $-3x=-12$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $-3x\div-3=-12\div-3$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $x=4$
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