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2-86.

Translate the equation below into an equation. Remember that the double line represents “equals.” AC 2-86 HW eTool (CPM). Homework Help ✎

Write the equation.

$2−2x−(−x+4)=2−3−(x−2)$

One strategy is to flip all of the terms in the ($−$) region into the ($+$) region, and then simplify.

$2+(−2x)−4+x=(−3)+2+2+(−x)$
$−2+(−x)=1+(−x)$

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