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5(-3x - 2) - (x - 3) = -4(4x + 5) + 13

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Did you cook this one up yourself??

 

(all values of x are solutions).

Guest Apr 7, 2017
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5(-3x - 2) - (x - 3) = -4(4x + 5) + 13

 

Distribute.

-15x - 10 - x + 3 = -16x - 20 + 13

 

Combine like terms.

-16x - 7 = -16x - 7

 

Both sides say the exact same thing.

So yes, it is true for all values of x.       :)

hectictar  Apr 7, 2017

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