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In the equation 3a+2(4a-1)=9, what is the value of a?

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brianDell

[latex]3a+2(4a-1)=9 \\ \\ 3a + 8a - 2 = 9 \\ \\ 11a - 2 = 9 \\ \\ 11a = 9 + 2 \\ \\ 11a = 11 \\ \\ a = 1 \\ \\ [/latex] The final result is: a = 1.

sleepy221

3a+2(4a-1)=9 Step 1: Simplify Equation Distribute: 3a+(2)(4a)+(2)(-1)=9 3a+8a-2=9 Combine Like Terms: (3a+8a)+(-2)=9 11a-2=9 Step 2: Add 2 to both sides 11a-2=9 +2 +2 11a = 11 ---- ---- 11 11 a = 1

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