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How do I work the equqtion 5-2 (3-2a) 5a-3(a+2)+1

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Submitted: 9 years ago.
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Expert:  Viki replied 9 years ago.


ok, first we distribute (multiply) through the parenthesis


now we combine terms on each side


now we get all the variables on one side, by subtracting 2a from each side


now we add one to each side


and divide by 2


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