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: 64

Answer

$k=-18$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $-\frac{5}{6}k=15$. Multiply both sides by $-\frac{6}{5}$. $(-\frac{5}{6}k\times-\frac{6}{5})=k=15\times-\frac{6}{5}=-\frac{15\times6}{5}=-\frac{90}{5}=-18$ Therefore, $k=-18$.
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