Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - The Additon Property of Equality - Exercise Set: 56

Answer

y = 5 - x

Work Step by Step

A 5-foot piece of string is cut into two pieces. If one piece is x feet long, express the other length in terms of x. 5 = x + y 5 - x = x + y - x 5 - x = y
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