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: 55

Answer

$b=3$

Work Step by Step

$ 2b-10=-3b+5 \\\\ -10=-5b+5 \\\\ -15=-5b \\\\ b=3$ We first subtract by 2b on both sides. Next, we subtract by 5 on both sides. Finally, we divide by -5 to get that b=3.
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