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

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
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Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - Review Exercises: Chapter 2: 17

Answer

$x=-\dfrac{1}{3}$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ 7x-6=25x $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 7x-25x=6 \\\\ -18x=6 \\\\ x=\dfrac{6}{-18} \\\\ x=\dfrac{1}{-3} \\\\ x=-\dfrac{1}{3} .\end{array}
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