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LINEAR EQUATIONS - Solve for x in the following equation.
Subtract 3x from both sides of the equation:
Add 6 to both sides of the equation:
Divide both sides by 2:
The answer is x = - 1
Check the solution by substituting -1 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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