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5-22.

Solve each equation. Homework Help ✎

2(

*x*– 2) = –62(

*x*+ 1) + 3 = 3(*x*– 1)

Option 1: Distribute the 2 into the (*x* - 2) term.

Option 2: Divide both sides of the equation by 2.

*x* = 8

5-22.

Solve each equation. Homework Help ✎

2(

*x*– 2) = –62(

*x*+ 1) + 3 = 3(*x*– 1)

Option 1: Distribute the 2 into the (*x* - 2) term.

Option 2: Divide both sides of the equation by 2.

*x* = 8