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Solve the linear equation: x+x+2+x+4+x+6=-28. State the property that justifies your first step and why you chose it.
When I solved the equation I got the answer of
×=-10. However, I do not know what the property I need to state for my first step. Isn't it subtraction property of equality?

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combine like terms
4 x + 12 = -28

4 x = - 40

x = -10

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