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how do i solve linear equations?

-4(k-2)+3(k+1) =7.

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    Multiply out all the terms
    -4(k-2) + 3(k+1)=7
    -4k + 8 + 3k + 3 = 7

    Now combine like terms (all k's and all numbers)
    -1k + 11 = 7
    11 - 7 = k

    So,
    k = ?

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