Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.6 - Solving Equations Containing Decimals - Exercise Set: 23

Answer

x = 60

Work Step by Step

-0.02x = -1.2 Divide by -0.02 on both sides $\frac{-0.02x}{-0.02}$ =-$\frac{-1.2}{-0.02}$ x=$\frac{120}{2}$ x = 60 Check -0.02x = -1.2 Replace x with 60 -0.02$\times$ 60 = -1.2 -1.2=-1.2
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