SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS

Recall the following:


LINEAR EQUATION - Solve for x in the following equation.

Example 3:

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Add 2 to both sides of the equation:

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Divide both sides by -8:

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Reduce the answer.

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The answer is tex2html_wrap_inline51 .

Check the solution by substituting in the original equation for x. If the left side of the equation equals the right side of the equation after the substitution, you have found the correct answer:

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