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An identity, a condition or an inconsistent equation?

I need help with the following problem:

-4(x=6) + 6 = 2x - 6(x-7)

Help me understand whether this equation is an identity, a condition or an inconsistent equation.

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A mathematical equation is like a logical statement. It can be either fals or true.

For example 2=2 is a true statement, while 4=-5 is a false ...

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