Solve the Following Equation: 6(6x - 5) - 5(7x - 8) = 12(4 - X) + 1 - Mathematics

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Solve the following equation:

6(6x - 5) - 5(7x - 8) = 12(4 - x) + 1

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Solution

6(6x - 5) - 5(7x - 8) = 12(4 - x) + 1

36x - 30 - 35x + 40 = 48 - 12x + 1

⇒ x + 10 = 49 - 12x

⇒ x + 12x = 49 - 10

⇒ 13x = 39 

⇒ x = `39/13`

⇒ x = 3

Concept: Simple Linear Equations in One Variable
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Chapter 14: Linear Equations in one Variable - Exercise 14 (A) [Page 165]

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Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 14 Linear Equations in one Variable
Exercise 14 (A) | Q 16 | Page 165

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