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: 68

Answer

$a=6$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $4=\frac{2}{3}a$. Multiply both sides by $\frac{3}{2}$. $4\times\frac{3}{2}=\frac{4\times3}{2}=\frac{12}{2}=6=(\frac{2}{3}a\times\frac{3}{2})=a$ Therefore, $a=6$.
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