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: 60

Answer

$x=16$

Work Step by Step

Step 1. Add 6 to both sides of the equation. $.5x-6+6=2+6$ $.5x=8$ Step 2. Multiply both sides by 2. $(.5x\times2)=x=8\times2=16$ $x=16$
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