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# Solving linear

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1. Solving linear
2p - ( p - 2 ) = 3p - 7

could anyone show me how to solve this please?
2. Re: Solving linear
Okay so firstly expand the brackets on the left side to give you
2p-p+2=3p-7
Which when simplified gives
P+2=3p-7
So -p from both sides
2=2p-7
So 2p=9
Then /2
P=4.5
3. Re: Solving linear
Thanks so much
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