Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - 2.1 Solving Equations - 2.1 Exercise Set: 95

Answer

$x=11.6 $

Work Step by Step

$\bf{\text{Solution Outline:}}$ Use the properties of equality to solve the given equation, $ mx=11.6m .$ $\bf{\text{Solution Details:}}$ Since it is given that $m\ne0,$ then both sides can be divided by $m.$ That is, \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} mx=11.6m \\\\ \dfrac{mx}{m}=\dfrac{11.6m}{m} \\\\ x=11.6 .\end{array}
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