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: 64

Answer

x = -6

Work Step by Step

1. Given: $\frac{8x}{3} - \frac{x}{2}$ = -13 2. Multiply both sides by Least Common Denominator: 6($\frac{8x}{3} - \frac{x}{2}$) = -13(6) 3. Distribute: 16x - 3x = -78 4. Simplify: 13x = -78 5. Divide: x = -6
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