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Solve: 2(x + 4) − (x + 1) = 10



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taylorstenger
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2(x+4) multiply those

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so thats 2x+8

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Distribute.
2(x + 4) − (x + 1) = 10
2(x + 4) = 2x + 8
(x + 1) = x  1
2x + 8  x  1 = 10
Combine like terms.
x + 7 = 10
Subtract 7 from both sides.
x = 3

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basically what he said ^