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# If x + 1 = t and t = 3 – x, then x =

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If x + 1 = t and t = 3 – x, then x =

A) -2
B) -1
C) 0
D) 1
E) 2

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25 Aug 2018, 10:34
dabaobao wrote:
If x + 1 = t and t = 3 – x, then x =

A) -2
B) -1
C) 0
D) 1
E) 2

I think we just have to substitute the respective values

x+1 = 3-x
2x=2
x=1
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25 Aug 2018, 11:04
dabaobao wrote:
If x + 1 = t and t = 3 – x, then x =

A) -2
B) -1
C) 0
D) 1
E) 2

$$x + 1 = t$$ and $$t = 3 – x$$

Substitute the value of "t"

$$x + 1 = 3 - x$$

Or, $$2x = 2$$

Or, $$x = 1$$ , Answer must be (D)
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