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 - Exercise Set 6.2: 64

Answer

$x=-16$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{-3}{8}$=$\frac{6}{x}$ Step 1: Cross Multiply $-3\times x$=$6\times8$ $-3x=48$ Step 2: Divide by -3 on both sides $-3x\div-3$=$48\div-3$ $x=-16$ Answer: $x=-16$
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