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3-93.

For the following equations, solve for $x$. Check your solution, if possible. Record your work. Homework Help ✎

1. $3x−7=3x+1$

Start by adding $7$ to both sides.

$3x−7=3x+1$
$+7+7$

Subtract $3x$ from both sides.

$0=8$

The statement is not true, therefore, there is no solution.

1. $−2x−5=−4x+2$

Follow the steps in part (a).

1. $2+3x=x+2+2x$

Follow the steps in part (a).

Any number.

1. $−(x−2)=x+2$

How does the negative sign in front of the parentheses change what is inside?

Follow the steps in part (a).