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# What remains after 4 is subtracted on both sides is 2x=6 Which of the following operations can I perform next to obtain the value of x?

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Divide both sides of the equation by 2

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Shift all quantities to one side of the equation.

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Multiply 2 on both sides of the equation

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Both A and B

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Solution

## The correct option is A Divide both sides of the equation by 2 Now, since 2x=6, we divide both sides of the equation by 2 to get 2x2=62 or x=3 Also, we can shift the coefficient of x, i.e., 2 to the right hand side, by division. Hence, x=62=3

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