Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.8 Using Equations to Solve Application Problems - 9.8 Exercises: 38

Answer

Dennis's child weighs 31 pounds.

Work Step by Step

Let $x =$ the weight of Dennis's child $6x - 2 = 184$ $6x = 186$ $x = \frac{186}{6}$ $x = 31$ pounds
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