#### Answer

$x=-11$

#### Work Step by Step

$9x-2=7x-24\ \longrightarrow$ addition property
$9x-2+2-7x=7x-24+2-7x\ \longrightarrow$ addition property
$2x=-22\ \longrightarrow$ multiplication property
$2x\div2=-22\div2\ \longrightarrow$ multiply
$x=-11$

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321955048

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

$x=-11$

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