Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-5 Literal Equations and Formulas - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 112: 20


$x=c/(a-1) $

Work Step by Step

$ax-x=c \\\\ x(a-1)=c \\\\ x=c/(a-1)$ We first factor out the x. This allows us to divide by (a-1) to get x alone and hence get our answer.
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