College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.8 - Solving Basic Equations - P.8 Exercises: 20

Answer

$-18$

Work Step by Step

Subtract $2$ to both sides to obtain: $2+\frac{1}{3}x-2 =-4-2 \\\frac{1}{3}x=-6$ Multiply $3$ to both sides to obtain: $x =3(-6) \\x=-18$
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