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3(4+x)+5(2-x)=48 solve the equation

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shivg

           the answer is    x = -13         

naomylino

First off distribute your positive 3 and positive 5. So. 12+3x+10-5x=48. Combine like terms! 12+10=22 and 3x-5x= -2x 22-2x=48 Subtract 22 from each side. -2x=26. Now divide each side by -2 1x=13 Plug it in to make sure it is correct!

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