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3-102.

Solve each of the following equations. Be sure to show your work carefully and check your answers. Homework Help ✎

  • Distribute, then simplify.
    6x − 8 = 22
    6x = 30

  • x = 5

  • Begin this problem by distributing the 6 and the negative that are outside of the parentheses, then simplify by isolating the variable onto one side of the equation.
    12x − 30 = −x − 4
    13x − 30 = −4
    13x = 26

  • x = 2

  • Use the same methods outlined in parts (a) and (b) to solve parts (c) and (d). Check your answer.