Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.7 Solving Equations with Several Steps - 9.7 Exercises: 51

Answer

$p=4$

Work Step by Step

Step 1. Subtract 4p from both sides of the equation. $6p-4p-2=4p-4p+6$ $2p-2=6$ Step 2. Add 2 to both sides. $2p=8$ Step 3. Divide both sides by 2. $\frac{2p}{2}=\frac{8}{2}$ $p=4$
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