An equation is shown below:
5x + 3(x - 5) = 6x + 2x - 15
Part A: Solve the equation and write the number of solutions. Show all the steps. (6 points)
Part B: Name one property you used to solve this equation. (4 points)

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2015-11-04 05:47:40

5x + 3(x - 5) = 6x + 2x - 15 5x + 3x - 15 = 8x - 15 8x - 8x = -15 + 15 0 = 0 Since, both sides are equal, this equation is true for all x. Part B: One property used is distributive property. The Distributive Property is an algebra property which is used to multiply a single term and two or more terms inside a set of parentheses.

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