2(x - 1) - 4(x + 1) = 0

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3x - 8 = 7 ;

3x = 7 + 8 ;

3x = 15 ;

x = 15/3 ;

x = 5

3x = 7 + 8 ;

3x = 15 ;

x = 15/3 ;

x = 5

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-(x-5)=2

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Updated 8/30/2014 3:15:07 PM

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In the problem: -(x-5)=2

To get x, first we multiply the negative to the expression (x-5),

thus it becomes:

-x + 5 = 2

then we transpose 5 to the other side leaving x on the other side

-x = 2 - 5

-x = -3

x =3

The answer should have been x = 3

To get x, first we multiply the negative to the expression (x-5),

thus it becomes:

-x + 5 = 2

then we transpose 5 to the other side leaving x on the other side

-x = 2 - 5

-x = -3

x =3

The answer should have been x = 3

Added 1/24/2011 8:12:33 PM

-(x - 5) = 2

-x + 5 = 2;

5 - 2 = x;

x = 3

-x + 5 = 2;

5 - 2 = x;

x = 3

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