Posted by **kyle** on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 2:05am.

if -1/7x - 6 = 34, find the value of -2x + 3

a) -280

b) -77

c) 395

d) 563

Can you pls explain it for me too

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**drwls**, Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 2:14am
First solve the given equation for x.

-1/7 x = 40

x = -280 is the answer. Do you see why?

Next step:

Compute -2x + 3.

That would be -2(-280) + 3.

Which of the choices is that?

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**kyle**, Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 2:19am
oh, its d!

thanks so much

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