Solve equation for x?

0.5(5-7x)=8-(4x+6)

0.5(5-7x)=8-(4x+6)

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Mar 9, 2018

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#x = -1#

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#0.5( 5 - 7x) = 8 - (4x+6)#

#1(5 - 7x) = 16 - 2(4x+6)#

#5 - 7x = 16 - 8x - 12#

#8x - 7x = 16 - 12 - 5#

#1x = -1#

#x = -1/1 = -1#

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