I was trying to solve chapter 1 section 1.2 CP6. I saw the explanation but I was confused to why they had to divide by 2 where it mentioned the simplification of 2x=22. I was doing everything correctly up until I saw that you had to divide by 2. I'm not sure how you got that and was wondering if you can help me College Algebra 4e textbook

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I was trying to solve chapter 1 section 1.2 CP6. I saw the explanation but I was confused to why they had to divide by 2 where it mentioned the simplification of 2x=22. I was doing everything correctly up until I saw that you had to divide by 2. I'm not sure how you got that and was wondering if you can help me

 

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Step 1

Given that, the equation is

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2x 22

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It is observed that, 2 is a common factor in both the sides of the equation 2x=22. Solve the eq...

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2x 22 11

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