Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 - Solving Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set - Page 188: 23



Work Step by Step

$3(5c+1)-12=13c+3$ $\longrightarrow$ distributive property $15c+3-12=13c+3$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify $15c-9=13c+3$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $15c-9-13c+9=13c+3-13c+9$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $2c=12$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $2c\div2=12\div2$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $c=6$
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