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Decide whether it is a conditional equation, an identity, or a contradiction. (a) 5x Ϫ 9 4͑x Ϫ 3͒ An Addison-Wesley product. Copyright © 2004 Pearson Education, Inc. 1 5x Ϫ 9 4x Ϫ 12 5x Ϫ 9 Ϫ 4x 4x Ϫ 12 Ϫ 4x x Ϫ 9 Ϫ12 x Ϫ 9 ϩ 9 Ϫ12 ϩ 9 x Ϫ3 Linear Equations in One Variable 55 Distributive property Subtract 4x. Combine like terms. Add 9. The solution set, ͕Ϫ3͖, has only one element, so 5x Ϫ 9 4͑x Ϫ 3͒ is a conditional equation. (b) 5x Ϫ 15 5͑x Ϫ 3͒ Use the distributive property to clear parentheses on the right side.

Copyright © 2004 Pearson Education, Inc. 56 CHAPTER 2 Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Applications Solve and check each equation. See Examples 1 and 2. 9. 7x ϩ 8 1 10. 5x Ϫ 4 21 11. 7x Ϫ 5x ϩ 15 x ϩ 8 12. 2x ϩ 4 Ϫ x 4x Ϫ 5 13. 12w ϩ 15w Ϫ 9 ϩ 5 Ϫ3w ϩ 5 Ϫ 9 14. Ϫ4t ϩ 5t Ϫ 8 ϩ 4 6t Ϫ 4 15. 2͑x ϩ 3͒ Ϫ4͑x ϩ 1͒ 16. 4͑t Ϫ 9͒ 8͑t ϩ 3͒ 17. 3͑2w ϩ 1͒ Ϫ 2͑w Ϫ 2͒ 5 18. 4͑x Ϫ 2͒ ϩ 2͑x ϩ 3͒ 6 19. 2x ϩ 3͑x Ϫ 4͒ 2͑x Ϫ 3͒ 20. 6x Ϫ 3͑5x ϩ 2͒ 4͑1 Ϫ x͒ 21. 6p Ϫ 4͑3 Ϫ 2p͒ 5͑ p Ϫ 4͒ Ϫ 10 22.

Simplify each expression. See Examples 1 and 2. 11. 2͑m ϩ p͒ 12. 3͑a ϩ b͒ 13. Ϫ12͑x Ϫ y͒ 14. Ϫ10͑ p Ϫ q͒ 15. 5k ϩ 3k 16. 6a ϩ 5a 17. 7r Ϫ 9r 18. 4n Ϫ 6n 19. Ϫ8z ϩ 4w 20. Ϫ12k ϩ 3r 21. a ϩ 7a 22. s ϩ 9s 23. Ϫ͑2d Ϫ f ͒ 24. Ϫ͑3m Ϫ n͒ Simplify each expression. See Examples 1–4. 25. Ϫ12y ϩ 4y ϩ 3 ϩ 2y 26. Ϫ5r Ϫ 9r ϩ 8r Ϫ 5 27. Ϫ6p ϩ 5 Ϫ 4p ϩ 6 ϩ 11p 28. Ϫ8x Ϫ 12 ϩ 3x Ϫ 5x ϩ 9 29. 3͑k ϩ 2͒ Ϫ 5k ϩ 6 ϩ 3 30. 5͑r Ϫ 3͒ ϩ 6r Ϫ 2r ϩ 4 31. Ϫ2͑m ϩ 1͒ Ϫ ͑m Ϫ 4͒ 32. 6͑a Ϫ 5͒ Ϫ ͑a ϩ 6͒ 33. 5͑6 ϩ 2p͒ 34. 8͑5 ϩ 10x͒ 35.