Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 8 - Cumulative Review: 23

Answer

$x=0.7$

Work Step by Step

$5(x-0.36)=-x+2.4$ $\longrightarrow$ apply distributive property $5x-1.8=-x+2.4$ $\longrightarrow$ isolate like terms on each side $5x-1.8+x+1.8=-x+2.4+x+1.8$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify $6x=4.2$ $\longrightarrow$ isolate x $6x\div6=4.2\div6$ $\longrightarrow$ solve $x=0.7$
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