How do you solve #-5=-2 (x+1)-2(2- x)#?
No Solution or
This is how you distribute something:
Following this image, we know that:
Now let's put these expressions back into the equation:
Let's color code the like terms on the right side of the equation:
Combine like terms:
However, now we don't have a variable to solve for! Now we look at whether this equation is true. Is it true that
That means the answer is No Solution or
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