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: 27

Answer

$x=-6$

Work Step by Step

$\displaystyle \frac{x}{3}-1=\frac{5}{3}x+7$ We multiply both sides by 3: $x-3=5x+21$ Next we combine $x$ terms: $4x=-24$ And solve for $x$: $x=-6$
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