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2 November, 19:38

How do you solve this question

2 (x-2) + 3 (x+1) = 9

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  1. 2 November, 20:12
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    2 (x - 2) + 3 (x + 1) = 9

    2x - 4 + 3x + 3 = 9 distributed the 2 and 3 on the left side

    5x - 1 = 9 added like terms (2x + 3x) and (-4 + 3)

    5x = 10 added 1 to both sides

    x = 2 divided 5 from both sides

    Answer: x = 2
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