## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-8 An Introduction to Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 56: 21

This is false.

#### Work Step by Step

As the problem asks us to do, we plug in 1/2 for b. $-6(1/2)+5=1 \\\\ -3+5 =1 \\\\ 2=1$ 2$\ne$1, so this statement is false.

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