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Homework Help: maths

Posted by sarah on Saturday, May 12, 2007 at 5:11pm.

how do i solve the following equation?

4 - x = 2 - (3 - 2x)

remove ( ) by distributing - sign
4-x=2-3+2x

then add -4 to both sides to get
-x = -4 + 2 -3 + 2x
then
-x = -5 +2x
then add 2x to both sides

x=-5

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