### Home > CC4 > Chapter A > Lesson A.1.8 > Problem A-83

A-83.

Simplify each of the following equations and solve for the variable. Show all work and check your solution, if possible. Homework Help ✎

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*x*− 7 + 9 − 2*x*=*x*+ 2−2

*m*+ 8 +*m*+ 1 = 02 =

*x*+ 6 − 2*x*0.5

*p*=*p*+ 5

Combine like terms.

*x* + 2 = *x* + 2

Subtract 2 from both sides.

*x* + 2 = *x* + 2

−2 −2

*x* = *x*

Any number makes this true.

Follow the steps in part (a).

Follow the steps in part (a).

*x* = 4

Move all the variables to one side.

Follow the steps in part (a).