Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
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Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Integrated Review - Expressions and Equations: 32

Answer

x = 5

Work Step by Step

-12 + (-13) = 5x - 10x Simplify. -25 = -5x When all terms on both sides are negative, they can be made positive to make the problem easier to work with. 25 = 5x Divide by 5 on both sides to find x. 5 = x x = 5
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