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: 52

Answer

$z=-5$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $-5.4z=27$. In order to solve, we must divide both sides by -5.4. $\frac{-5.4\times z}{-5.4}=\frac{27}{-5.4}=-5$ Therefore, $z=-5$.
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