Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-1 Solving One-Step Equations - Lesson Check: 6

Answer

x=5/2

Work Step by Step

We start with the expression: 2x=5 Using the multiplicative property of equality, we multiply both sides by 1/2. 2x(1/2)=5(1/2) Cancelling 2 with 2 on the left side of the equation and multiplying the numbers on the right side, we have: x=5/2
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