2. An equation is shown below: 5(2x - 3) = 5 Part A: How many solutions does this equation have? (4 points) Part B: What are the solutions to this equation? Show your work. (6 points)

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2016-04-24 09:25:09

Distribute first then solve 5(2x-3) = 10x -15 Thus 10x -15 = 5 now solve for x by adding 15 to both sides of the equation 10x -15 +15 = 5 +15 thus 10x = 20 now divide both sides by 10 [latex] frac{10x}{10} = frac{20}{10} [/latex] Thus x = 2

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