Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 1-8 - Cumulative Review: 2

Answer

$h = - 14$

Work Step by Step

$5h + 20 = 3h - 8$ $5h - 3h = -20 - 8$ $2h = -28$ $h = - 14$ Check: $5(-14) + 20 \overset{?}{=} 3(-14) - 8$ $-70 + 20 \overset{?}{=} -42 - 8$ $-50 \overset{?}{=} -42 - 8$ $-50 = - 50$
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