Finite Math and Applied Calculus (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1133607705
ISBN 13: 978-1-13360-770-0

Chapter 0 - Section 0.5 - Solving Polynomial Equations - Exercises: 5

Answer

$$x=\frac{13}{4}$$

Work Step by Step

$$4x-5=8$$ 1. First, add 5 to both sides of the equation to isolate the variable "x". $4x-5+5=8+5$ $4x=13$ 2. Then divide both sides by 4 to isolate the variable. $4x\div4=13\div4$ $$x=\frac{13}{4}$$
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