Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 1 - Review Exercises: 2

Answer

$x=16$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ -\dfrac{3}{4}x=-12 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -4\left( -\dfrac{3}{4}x \right)=(-12)(-4) \\\\ 3x=48 \\\\ x=\dfrac{48}{3} \\\\ x=16 .\end{array}
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