Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 6 - Algebra: Equations and Inequalities - 6.2 Linear Equations in One Variable and Proportions - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 9

Answer

x=-3

Work Step by Step

In order to get the answer, we divide both sides by 8 to isolate x. $8x=-24\\ x=-24\div8\\ x=-3$
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