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-1/4 (x-8) +1/2 (x+2) =x+3

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    easiest to get rid of the fractions. Multiply through by 4:

    -(x-8) + 2(x+2) = 4(x+3)

    -x+8+2x+4 = 4x+12
    3x = 0
    x=0

    check:
    -1/4 (-8) + 1/2 (2) = 3
    2+1=3
    YES!

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