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 3 - Introduction to Graphing - 3.7 Point-Slope Form and Equations of Lines - 3.7 Exercise Set: 87

Answer

$x=-64$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ \dfrac{3}{8}x=-24 $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 3x=8(-24) \\\\ x=\dfrac{8(-24)}{3} \\\\ x=\dfrac{8(\cancel{3}\cdot(-8))}{\cancel{3}} \\\\ x=-64 .\end{array}
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