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# Solve the equation: -3(-x + 5) + 20 = -10(x - 3) + 4

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Solve the equation: -3(-x + 5) + 20 = -10(x - 3) + 4

Aug 25, 2018

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First we can expand $$-3(-x + 5)$$ and $$-10(x-3)$$. By doing this, we get $$3x - 15 + 20 = -10x + 30 + 4$$. Then, we can get $$3x +5 = -10x + 34$$. After this, we need to isolate the variable; $$13x = 29$$. From here, we can get $$x = \frac{29}{13}$$ or $$x = 2\frac{3}{13}$$​.

- Daisy

Aug 25, 2018