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WarrenMaron
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5b - 4 = 2b + 17 What is the value of b in this equation?

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Lucile689

b=7 5b - 4 =  2b + 17 3b - 4 =  17               subtract 2b on each side of the equal sign 3b = 21                     add 4 on each side of the equal sign b = 7                         divide by 3 each side of the equal sign

hshelensmith472

B=7 5x7 is 35 minus 4 is 31 2x7 is 14 plus 17 is also 31

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