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: 31

Answer

$k=\frac{5}{2}$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $\frac{1}{2}=k-2$. Add 2 to both sides. $\frac{1}{2}+2=k-2+2$ $\frac{1}{2}+2=\frac{1}{2}+\frac{4}{2}=\frac{1+4}{2}=\frac{5}{2}=k+0$ $\frac{5}{2}=k+0$ Therefore, $k=\frac{5}{2}$.
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