Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 - Solving Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set: 24

Answer

$t=1$

Work Step by Step

$4(3t+4)-20=3+5t$ $\longrightarrow$distributive property $12t+16-20=3+5t$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify $12t-4=3+5t$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $12t-4-5t+4=3+5t-5t+4$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $7t=7$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $7t\div7=7\div7$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $t=1$
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