## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set: 1

#### Answer

$x=6$

#### Work Step by Step

To isolate/solve for $x$ in the equation $-5x=-30$, you need to divide both sides by $-5$ to get rid of the coefficient. $(-5x)\div(-5)=(-30)\div(-5)$ Therefore, $x=6$.

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