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3(p+7) - (4p-1) = -5(2p-3) + 1 Multiplying out the brackets: 3p + 21 - 4p + 1 = -10p + 15 + 1 Simplifying: 22 - p = 16 - 10p 9p = -6 p = -2/3 To check, you could substitute p = -2/3 into the original equation and check that it holds.

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