Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - 1.1 Exercises: 61

Answer

x = 6

Work Step by Step

1. Given: $\frac{x}{2} + \frac{x}{3}$ = 5 2. Multiply both sides by Least Common Denominator: 6($\frac{x}{2} + \frac{x}{3}$) = (5)6 3. Distribute: 3x + 2x = 30 4. Add: 5x = 30 5. Divide: x = 6
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