Is x = -12 a solution to the linear equation 2x + 6 = -18? My Work: Let x = -12 2(-12) + 6 = -18 The goal is to get the same value on both sides. -24 + 6 = -18 -18 = -18 Yes, x = -12 is a solution. Is my math correct?
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Yes that is correct.
Originally Posted by HallsofIvy Yes that is correct. Cool.
Originally Posted by mathdad1965 -18 = -18 Yes, x = -12 is a solution. Is my math correct? You ended up with -18 = -18: so why did you ask?
Originally Posted by DenisB You ended up with -18 = -18: so why did you ask? I wanted to make sure that my algebra is correct.