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7-106.
  1. Simplify and solve the following equations. Homework Help ✎

    1. 3x + 4.5 = 4.5x − 18

    2. 6.25x + 7.5 − 2.5x = 3.75x − 8.75

Find a common denominator to get rid of the fractions.
Use 20.
5x + 2 = −3x − 14

Combine like terms and solve for x.

x = −2

Combine like terms and solve for x.

Refer to (a).

Refer to (b).