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31 January, 06:54

What's 4 (-x + 1) = - 2 (x + 2) ?

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  1. 31 January, 08:21
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    x = 4

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Simplify then isolate x

    4 (-x + 1) = - 2 (x + 2) Distribute across brackets

    -4x + 4 = - 2x - 4 Add 2x to both sides

    -2x + 4 = - 4 Subtract 4 from both sides

    -2x = - 8 Divide both sides by - 2

    x = 4
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