Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-8 An Introduction to Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 57

Answer

The solution is between -2 and -3.

Work Step by Step

Create a table to approximate the value of a. $\ \ \underline a\ \ \ \ \underline{5a-4}$ $\ \ \ 0\ \ \ \ \ \ -4$ $-1\ \ \ \ \ \ -9$ $-2\ \ \ \ \ \ -14_\longrightarrow$ the solution is between -2 and -3. $-3\ \ \ \ \ \ -19$
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