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3+10X=-17

 Nov 13, 2017

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\(3+10x=-17\)

Subtract 3 from both sides.

\(10x=-20\)

Divide both sides by 10.

\(x=-2\)

To prove it, plug back in.

\(3+10(-2)=-17\)

Multiply before you add.

\(3-20=-17\)

Simplify.

\(-17=-17\)

This is true, so x=-2.

 Nov 13, 2017
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Best Answer

\(3+10x=-17\)

Subtract 3 from both sides.

\(10x=-20\)

Divide both sides by 10.

\(x=-2\)

To prove it, plug back in.

\(3+10(-2)=-17\)

Multiply before you add.

\(3-20=-17\)

Simplify.

\(-17=-17\)

This is true, so x=-2.

AdamTaurus Nov 13, 2017
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thanks!

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