Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Solving Equations: Review of the Addition and Multiplication Properties - Exercise Set - Page 181: 110



Work Step by Step

$4(x-11)+|90|-|-86|+25=5x\rightarrow$ resolve absolute values $4(x-11)+90-86+25=5x\rightarrow$ apply distributive property $4x-44+90-86+25=5x\rightarrow$ simplify $4x-15=5x\rightarrow$ subtract 4x from each side $4x-15-4x=5x-4x\rightarrow$ simplify $-15=x$
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