Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Solving Equations: Review of the Addition and Multiplication Properties - Exercise Set: 70

Answer

$x=-3$

Work Step by Step

$8x-4-6x=12-22\rightarrow$ combine like terms $2x-4=-10\rightarrow$ add 4 to each side $2x-4+4=-10+4\rightarrow$ simplify $2x=-6\rightarrow$ divide both sides by 2 $2x\div2=-6\div2\rightarrow$ simplify $x=-3$
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