Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - Test: 24

Answer

$t=5$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $3t-8t=-25$. In order to solve, we can first combine like terms on the left side. $3t-8t=(3-8)t=-5t=-25$ Divide both sides by -5. $\frac{-5t}{-5}=\frac{-25}{-5}$ Therefore, $t=5$.
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