-5x - 10=2-(x 4) How to Solve

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Can you show me how to solve this equation?

Sep 29th, 2015

Thank you for the opportunity to help you with your question!

To solve for x, we must isolate this variable from its coefficients.

-5x-10=2-(x4)

-5x-10=2-4x

Transpose:

-5x+4x=2+10

Combine like terms:

-x=12

Divide by -1, Final Answer:

x=-12

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Sep 30th, 2015

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