anonymous
  • anonymous
8x + 2(x – 7) = 7x + 3x – 14 Solve the equation and write the number of solutions. Show all the steps.
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superhelp101
  • superhelp101
the first step would be to distribute the 2 into the (x-7)
superhelp101
  • superhelp101
did u get 8x+2x-14=7x+3x-14 ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes

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superhelp101
  • superhelp101
great! Next we would combine the like terms so it would like: 10x-14=10x-14 (I just added the 8x and 2x on the first half and added 7x and 3x on the second half)
superhelp101
  • superhelp101
Since the 10x-14 equals 10x-14 that means all real numbers is the answer.
superhelp101
  • superhelp101
Does that make sense? :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
so it has infinite solutions
superhelp101
  • superhelp101
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