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If 8x + 24 − 6x = 2 − x + 15x − 10, what is the value of x?

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  1. subtract 14x from each side, subtract 24 from each side.

  2. 8x + 24 − 6x = 2 − x + 15x − 10

    ( 8x - 6x ) +24 = ( 2 - 10 ) + ( 15x - x )

    2x + 24 = -8 + 14x

    2x - 14x = -8 - 24

    -12x = - 32 Divide with -4

    3x = 8 Divide with 3

    x = 8/3

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