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 2.3 - Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 48

Answer

x=4

Work Step by Step

1.2x-3.6=2.4-0.3x 10(1.2x-3.6)=10(2.4-0.3x) 12x-36=24-3x 12x+3x-36=24 15x=24+36 15x=60 x=$\frac{60}{15}$ x=4 Check the answer. 1.2(4)-3.6=2.4-0.3(4) 4.8-3.6=2.4-1.2 1.2=1.2
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