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4-23.

Simplify both sides of the equation by combining like terms.

−2 + 2*x* = 2

Solve by getting the variable alone.

2*x* = 4

*x* = 2

Use the same strategy to solve part (b).

*x* = 0

4-23.

Simplify both sides of the equation by combining like terms.

−2 + 2*x* = 2

Solve by getting the variable alone.

2*x* = 4

*x* = 2

Use the same strategy to solve part (b).

*x* = 0