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Simplify the given equation. 5x + 2(x - 3) = -2(x - 1)
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Asked 1/15/2015 2:52:23 PM
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User: Simplify the given equation. 5x + 2(x - 3) = -2(x - 1)

Weegy: 5x + 3(x - 2) = -2(x + 1);

5x + 3x - 6 = -2x - 2;

8x - 6 = -2x - 2;

8x + 2x = -2 + 6;

10x = 4;

x = 4/10;

x = 2/5


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5x + 2(x - 3) = -2(x - 1)
5x + 2x - 6 = -2x + 2
7x - 6 = -2x + 2
7x + 2x = 2 + 6
9x = 8
x = 8/9
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Simplify the given equation. 6 - (3x + 10) + 4(2 - x) = 15
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Updated 1/15/2015 6:37:25 PM
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6 - (3x + 10) + 4(2 - x) = 15
6 - 3x - 10 + 8 - 4x = 15
-7x + 4 = 15
-7x = 11
x = -7/11
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6 - (3x + 10) + 4(2 - x) = 15;
(-3x - 4) + (8 - 4x) = 15;
-7x + 4 = 15;
-7x = 15 - 4;
-7x = 11;
x = -11/7
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can you solve for x? 3(x + 2) = 12 User: Can you Solve for x? 5(x - 3) + 4(x + 3) = 3(x - 1)
Weegy: 5(x - 3) + 4(x + 3) = 3(x - 1) 5x - 15 + 4x + 12 = 3x - 3; 5x + 4x - 3x = -3 - 12 + 15; 6x = 0; x = 0 User: Can you Solve for x? 5(x + 1) = 4(x + 8) (More)
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Updated 1/15/2015 6:24:18 PM
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3(x + 2) = 12
3x + 6 = 12
3x = 12 - 6
3x = 6
x = 6/3
x = 2
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5(x + 1) = 4(x + 8)
5x + 5 = 4x + 32
5x - 4x = 32 - 5
x = 27
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