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PAGE: 6SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 47
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The expression is  .

Factors of 2: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10…

Substitute different x values in the original equation and compare the equations.

x = 1

Equation is true

x = 2

Equation is true

x = 3

Equation is true

x = 4

Equation is False

Since the number 8 is nearest value to 9; the correct choice is x = 3.

The value of x = 3.


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