Prealgebra (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 3 - Review: 56



Work Step by Step

$4(x-3)=-2x-48$ $\longrightarrow$distributive property $4x-12=-2x-48$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $4x-12+2x+12=-2x-48+2x+12$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms $6x=-36$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $6x\div6=-36\div6$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $x=-6$
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