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Question

Solve the equation -2.6b + 4 = 0.9b - 17

Hint:

○ Simplify the equation.
○ Bring term with same cofficient on one side and numbers on other side.
○ Perform basic arithmetic operations to get value of x.

The correct answer is: b = 6.


    ○ Given:
    Equation:  -2.6b + 4 = 0.9b - 17
    ○ Step 1:
    ○ Simplify the expression.
    ∴ -2.6b + 4 = 0.9b - 17
    rightwards double arrow4 + 17 = 0.9b + 2.6b
    ○ Step 2:
    ○ Perform simple addition of like terms
    rightwards double arrow4 + 17 = 0.9b + 2.6b
    rightwards double arrow21 = 3.5b
    rightwards double arrowb = fraction numerator 21 over denominator 3.5 end fraction
    rightwards double arrowb =  6
    Final Answer:
    b =  6.

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