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# Practice Question #1- Solve 5x + 32 = 4 - 2x

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Practice Question #1- Solve 5x + 32 = 4 - 2x [#permalink]  29 May 2014, 01:52
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If 5x + 32 = 4 - 2x, what is the value of x?

(A) -4
(B) -3
(C) 4
(D) 7
(E) 12
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Re: Practice Question #1- Solve 5x + 32 = 4 - 2x [#permalink]  05 Apr 2016, 14:46
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Re: Practice Question #1- Solve 5x + 32 = 4 - 2x [#permalink]  07 Jun 2017, 07:12
rampragash wrote:
-4

How did you get -4. Please show you work.
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Re: Practice Question #1- Solve 5x + 32 = 4 - 2x [#permalink]  27 Sep 2017, 07:41
leonidbasin1 wrote:
rampragash wrote:
-4

How did you get -4. Please show you work.

Easy algebra.

If we start from 5x + 32 = 4 - 2x, we can sum 2x on both sides and subtract 32 on both sides to get 7x = -28. Then, dividing both sides by 7 we get x = -4. Answer A!
Re: Practice Question #1- Solve 5x + 32 = 4 - 2x   [#permalink] 27 Sep 2017, 07:41
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