Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Review: 87

Answer

$x=2$

Work Step by Step

$-6(x-3)=x+4$ $\longrightarrow$distributive property $-6x+18=x+4$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $-6x+18-18-x=x+4-18-x$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms $-7x=-14$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $-7x\div-7=-14\div-7$ $\longrightarrow$divide $x=2$
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