# math

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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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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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oh, its d!

thanks so much

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