Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set: 58

Answer

n=3

Work Step by Step

Original equation $\frac{n+1}{8}$-$\frac{2-n}{3}$=$\frac{5}{6}$ Multiply through by 24 3(n+1)-8(2-n)=20 Distribute 3n+3-16+8n=20 Combine like terms 11n-13=20 Add 13 to both sides 11n=33 Divide both sides by 11 n=3
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