Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-8 An Introduction to Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 56: 21

Answer

This is not a solution to the equation.

Work Step by Step

As the problem asks us to do, we plug in 1/2 for b. $(1/2)(-6)+5=2$ 2$\ne$1, so this statement is false.

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