Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.6 Solving Equations - 9.6 Exercises: 18

Answer

$a=-9$

Work Step by Step

$-1=a+8$ Subtract 8 from both sides. $-1-8=a+8-8$ $-9=a+0$ $a=-9$
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