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: 61

Answer

Sahara = 7x (square miles)

Work Step by Step

The area of the Sahara Desert in Africa is 7 times the area of the Gobi Desert in Asia. If the area of the Gobi Desert is x square miles, express the area of the Sahara Desert as an algebraic expression in x. Gobi = x Sahara = Gobi $\times$ 7 = x $\times$ 7 = 7x
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