Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.7 - Properties of Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 54

Answer

$x-4$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{1}{4}(4x-2)-\frac{7}{2}$ $\frac{1}{4}(4x)-\frac{1}{4}(2)-\frac{7}{2}$ $\frac{4}{4}x-\frac{2}{4}-\frac{7}{2}$ $x-\frac{1}{2}-\frac{7}{2}$ $x+(-1)(\frac{1}{2})+(-1)(\frac{7}{2})$ $x+(-1)(\frac{1}{2}+\frac{7}{2})$ $x+(-1)(\frac{8}{2})$ $x+(-1)(4)$ $x-4$
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