Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Further Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 39

Answer

t = $\frac{19}{9}$

Work Step by Step

-3(2t - 5) + 2t = 5t - 4 Distribute: -6t + 15 + 2t = 5t - 4 Combine like terms: -4t + 15 = 5t - 4 Subtract 5t and 15 from both sides: -9t = -19 Divide both sides by -9: t = $\frac{19}{9}$
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