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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

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