Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-3 Solving Multi-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 34

Answer

$n=1$

Work Step by Step

We start by creating a common denominator for all of the fractions: $\frac{8n}{16}-\frac{2n}{16}=\frac{6}{16}$ We now can combine the denominators on the same side of the equation: $\frac{6n}{16}=\frac{6}{16}$ We then multiply both sides by 16 to find: $6n=6$ We divide by 6 to obtain that $n=1$. We plug 1 in for n and confirm that our answer is, indeed, correct.
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