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dmezzullo
 2 years ago
Imagine you are teaching a fellow student how to solve:
4 − (x + 2) = 6 − 5(x + 4)
In your own words, explain the process for solving this equation. Please include your work at each step of the process along with the final answer.
dmezzullo
 2 years ago
Imagine you are teaching a fellow student how to solve: 4 − (x + 2) = 6 − 5(x + 4) In your own words, explain the process for solving this equation. Please include your work at each step of the process along with the final answer.

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mikala1
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2here 4  (x +2) = 6  5 (x+4) multiply through to get rid of the parenthesis 4 x 2 = 6 5x  20  combine like terms 2  x = 14  5x  get the x's on one side x + 5x = 14  2 4x = 16 x = 4 check... 4 x  2 = 6  5x  20 4 (4) 2 = 6 5(4)  20 4 + 4  2 = 6 + 20  20 8  2 = 6 6 = 6 (correct)
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