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7 June, 06:33

Solve the equation.

5 (5x + 1) = 3x - 9x

x=

(Type an integer or a simplified fraction.)

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  1. 7 June, 08:12
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    x = - 5/31

    Step-by-step explanation:

    5 (5x + 1) = 3x - 9x multiply 5 with the inside of the parenthesis, 5 (5x + 1) = 25x + 5

    25x + 5 = 3x - 9x add the like terms, 31x = - 5 and x = - 5/31
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