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11-8.

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a.

8

*a*+*a*– 3 = 6*a*– 2*a*– 3b.

8(3

*m*– 2) – 7*m*= 0c.

+ 1 = 6 d.

+ 5 = 11

Isolate the variable on one side of the equation, with the integers on the other side.

Distribute before solving the equation.

Multiply each term of the equation by 2 in order to cancel out the fraction.

There are two solutions to this equation. Why?