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: 78

Answer

$c = 2.2$

Work Step by Step

$-0.5(c-4) = -3(c-2.5)$ $-0.5c + 2 = -3c + 7.5$ $2.5c + 2 = 7.5$ $2.5c = 5.5$ $c = \frac{5.5}{2.5}$ $c = 2.2$
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