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Solve: -20 - 3a = - 5(a - 2)

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  1. Calcmathlete
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    \[-20 - 3a = -5(a - 2)\]\[\LARGE Distribute!\]\[-20 - 3a = -5a + 10\]Can you solve from here?

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    FOLLOW PEMDAS LEFT TO RIGHT IN THIS CASE THE GUY ABOVE ME SAID DISTRIBUTE.

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    Simplifying further... \[-20 - 3a = -5a + 10 \implies 2a = 30 \implies a = ?\]

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    thank u guys

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    Glad to help :)

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    At your service.

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    15

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    A=15 correct

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