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# 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

4 + 17 = 0.9b + 2.6b

○ Step 2:

○ Perform simple addition of like terms

4 + 17 = 0.9b + 2.6b

21 = 3.5b

b =

b = 6

Final Answer:

b = 6.

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