Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Formulas and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 14

Answer

$b=\frac{A-5BH}{5H}$

Work Step by Step

We are given that $A=5H(b+B)$. We can use the distributive property to simplify the right side. $A=5H\times(b+B)=5bH+5BH$ Subtract 5BH from both sides. $A-5BH=5bH$ Divide both sides by 5H. $b=\frac{A-5BH}{5H}$
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