Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Integrated Review - Solving Linear Equations: 32

Answer

x = $-\frac{5}{19}$

Work Step by Step

-4x = $\frac{5(1 - x)}{6}$ Distribute: -4x = $\frac{5 - 5x}{6}$ Multiply both sides by 6: 6(-4x) = 5 - 5x -24x = 5 - 5x Add 5x to both sides: -19x = 5 Divide both sides by -19: x = 5/(-19) = $-\frac{5}{19}$
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