Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.6 - Solving Equations Containing Decimals - Exercise Set: 58

Answer

x = - 6

Work Step by Step

2.8x+ 3.4 =-13.4 2.8x+ 3.4 -3.4 =-13.4 - 3.4 2.8x =-16.8 $\frac{2.8x}{2.8}$=$\frac{-16.8}{2.8}$ x = -6 Check Replace x with -6 2.8x+ 3.4 =-13.4 2.8(-6)+ 3.4 =-13.4 -16.8 + 3.4 =-13.4 -13.4 = -13.4
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