Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Graphing Equations - Exercise Set: 57

Answer

$x=-.1$

Work Step by Step

We are given that $3x+\frac{2}{5}=\frac{1}{10}$. We can solve for x by first multiplying each term by 10 to eliminate fractions. $30x+4=1$ Subtract 4 from both sides. $30x=-3$ Divide each side by 30. $x=-\frac{3}{30}=-.1$
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