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If 6x + 5 = 4x + 3, then x = ?

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If 6x + 5 = 4x + 3, then x = ?

A. 5
B. 4
C. –1
D. –2
E. –3


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6x + 5 = 4x + 3
i.e. 6x - 4x = 3-5
i.e. 2x = -2
i/.e. x = -1

Answer: Option C
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If \(6x + 5 = 4x + 3\), then x = ?

A. 5
B. 4
C. –1
D. –2
E. –3


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\(6x + 5 = 4x + 3\)

Or, \(2x = -2\)

Or, \(x = -1\), Answer must be (C)
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Bunuel wrote:
If 6x + 5 = 4x + 3, then x = ?

A. 5
B. 4
C. –1
D. –2
E. –3
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Given: 6x + 5 = 4x + 3
Subtract 4x from both sides: 2x + 5 = 3
Subtract 5 from both sides: 2x = -2
Divide both sides by 2 to get: x = -1

Answer: C

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Bunuel wrote:
If 6x + 5 = 4x + 3, then x = ?

A. 5
B. 4
C. –1
D. –2
E. –3




Simplifying, we have:

2x = -2

x = -1

Answer: C
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\(6x + 5 = 4x + 3\)
\(6x-4x=3-5\)
\(2x=-2\)
\(x=-1\)
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Re: If 6x + 5 = 4x + 3, then x = ?   [#permalink] 05 Jul 2020, 12:24

If 6x + 5 = 4x + 3, then x = ?

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