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    type the equation here

  3. narissa
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    5(x+4)-4x=18-23

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    x=21

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    Simplifying 5(x + 4) + -4x = 18 + 23 Reorder the terms: 5(4 + x) + -4x = 18 + 23 (4 * 5 + x * 5) + -4x = 18 + 23 (20 + 5x) + -4x = 18 + 23 Combine like terms: 5x + -4x = 1x 20 + 1x = 18 + 23 Combine like terms: 18 + 23 = 41 20 + 1x = 41 Solving 20 + 1x = 41 Solving for variable 'x'. Move all terms containing x to the left, all other terms to the right. Add '-20' to each side of the equation. 20 + -20 + 1x = 41 + -20 Combine like terms: 20 + -20 = 0 0 + 1x = 41 + -20 1x = 41 + -20 Combine like terms: 41 + -20 = 21 1x = 21 Divide each side by '1'. x = 21 Simplifying x = 21

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