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 - Page 98: 41



Work Step by Step

We need to get the v alone. Thus, we cancel out the addition by subtracting 2.458 on both sides. This leaves us with the equation $1.025v=5.125$. In order to cancel out multiplication, we use division, so we divide both sides by 1.025 to get that $v=5$. We plug 5 in for v and confirm that our answer is, indeed, correct.
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