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What is the solution to the following equation? -50 = -5x - 3(5x + 15)
-50 = -5x - 3(5x + 15) -50 = -5x - 15x - 45 5x + 15x = 50 - 45 20x = 5 x = 5/20 = 1/4
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-50 = -5x - 3(5x + 15)
-50 = -5x - 15x - 45
5x + 15x = 50 - 45
20x = 5
x = 5/20 = 1/4
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Which equation has infinitely many solutions? A. 22x - 15 = -3(3 + 4x) B. -12x - 15 = -3(3 + 4x) C. -12x - 9 = -3(3 + 4x) D. 22x - 15 = -5(3 + 4x)
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-12x - 9 = -3(3 + 4x) has infinitely many solutions.
-12x - 9 = -3(3 + 4x)
-12x - 9 = -9 - 12x
-12x + 12x = -9 + 9
0 = 0 so there are infinitely many solutions for the equation -12x - 9 = -3(3 + 4x)
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