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The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition

If 3 - x = 2x - 3, then 4x =

(A) - 24
(B) -8
(C) 0
(D) 8
(E) 24

Problem Solving
Question: 40
Category: Algebra First-degree equations
Page: 67
Difficulty: 500


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The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition

If 3 - x = 2x - 3, then 4x =

(A) - 24
(B) -8
(C) 0
(D) 8
(E) 24



Solving the equation => 6 = 3x => x = 2
So 4x = 8 - Option D)
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3x=6; =>x=2;

Therefore, 4x = 8;

Ans is (D).
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\(3-x=2x-3\)
\(2x+x=3+3\)
\(3x=6\)
\(x=2\)
\(4x=4*2 =8\)
correct answer option D
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New post 13 May 2016, 01:29
Bunuel wrote:
The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition

If 3 - x = 2x - 3, then 4x =

(A) - 24
(B) -8
(C) 0
(D) 8
(E) 24



Adding 3 and X to both sides we have 3 + 3 = 2x + x

6 = 3x leading to x = 2

if x = 2 then 4x = 4 x 2 = 8.

The answer is D.
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Bunuel wrote:
The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition

If 3 - x = 2x - 3, then 4x =

(A) - 24
(B) -8
(C) 0
(D) 8
(E) 24

Problem Solving
Question: 40
Category: Algebra First-degree equations
Page: 67
Difficulty: 500


GMAT Club is introducing a new project: The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition - Quantitative Questions Project

Each week we'll be posting several questions from The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition and then after couple of days we'll provide Official Answer (OA) to them along with a slution.

We'll be glad if you participate in development of this project:
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3. Please vote for the questions themselves by pressing Kudos button;
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Given: 3 - x = 2x - 3

Asked: 4x =?

3 - x = 2x - 3
3x = 6
x =2
4x = 8

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