## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Section 5.6 - Solving Equations Containing Decimals - Exercise Set: 25

x = -0.07

#### Work Step by Step

6.5=10x +7.2 6.5 -7.2=10x +7.2 -7.2 -0.7= 10x $\frac{-0.7}{10}$=$\frac{10x}{10}$ -0.07 = x Check Replace x with -0.07 6.5=10$\times$ (-0.07)+7.2 6.5=-0.7 +7.2 6.5 =6.5

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