Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Sections 2.1-2.4 - Integrated Review - Linear Equations and Inequalities: 18

Answer

$-5.5$

Work Step by Step

$-3x-4.7 = 11.8$ Multiply both sides by $10$ $10(-3x-4.7) = 11.8 \times 10$ Use distributive property. $10(-3x)-10(4.7) = (11.8) 10$ $-30x-47=118$ $-30x=118+47$ $-30x=165$ $x = -\frac{165}{30}$ $x=-5.5$
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