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: 52

Answer

$p=6.5$

Work Step by Step

$9p+6-3p=45 \\\\ 6p+6=45 \\\\ 6p=39 \\\\ p=6.5$ We first combine like terms, and then we subtract 6 on both sides. We then isolate p by dividing by 6 to find that p=6.5.
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