Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.8 - Solving Equations by Factoring and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 65

Answer

$t=\dfrac{31}{4}$

Work Step by Step

The solution to the given expression, $3(t-8)+2t=7+t$, is \begin{array}{l} 3t-24+2t-7-t=0 \\\\ 4t-31=0 \\\\ 4t=0+31 \\\\ 4t=31 \\\\ t=\dfrac{31}{4} .\end{array}

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