Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 7

Answer

subtracting 2, dividing, 5

Work Step by Step

5x+2=17 First subtract 2 from both sides. 5x=17-2 5x=15 Then divide both sides by 5. $\frac{5x}{5}$=$\frac{15}{5}$ x=3 Now the equation is solved.
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