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 R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.2 Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - R.2 Exercise Set: 21

Answer

$x=0.28125$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the value of the variable that satisfies the given expression, $ x+0.45=2.6x ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} x-2.6x=-0.45 \\\\ -1.6x=-0.45 \\\\ x=\dfrac{-0.45}{-1.6} \\\\ x=0.28125 .\end{array}
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