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4-102.

Mr. Greer solved an equation below. However, when he checked his solution, it did not make the original equation true. Find his error and then find the correct solution. Homework Help ✎

$\left. \begin{array}{l}{ 4 x = 8 ( 2 x - 3 ) }\\{ 4 x = 16 x - 3 }\\{ - 12 x = - 3 }\\{ x = \frac { - 3 } { - 12 } }\\{ x = \frac { 1 } { 4 } }\end{array} \right.$

Check Mr. Greer's distribution. Did he do it correctly?

Is 8 times −3 equal to −3?

Solve the equation by distributing correctly.