Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Exercise Set: 32

Answer

x=$\frac{11}{3}$

Work Step by Step

$3x-2=9$ First add 2 to both sides. $3x=9+2$ $3x=11$ Then divide both sides by 3. $\frac{3x}{3}$=$\frac{11}{3}$ x=$\frac{11}{3}$ Check the answer. 3($\frac{11}{3}$)-2=9 11-2=9 9=9
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