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Solve: −3x + 2x = 6

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nieshac12 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 8, 2011 at 9:20 AM via web

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Solve: −3x + 2x = 6

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted September 8, 2011 at 10:27 AM (Answer #1)

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It is extremely easy to solve for x from the equation you have have.

-3x + 2x = 6

add the left hand terms

=> -x = 6

multiply both the sides by -1

=> x = -6

The solution of the equation is x = -6

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snickel1 | College Teacher | Salutatorian

Posted September 9, 2011 at 4:07 AM (Answer #2)

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add the two x factors together. you get:

-x=6

therefore:

x=-6

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