Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-1 Solving One-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 85: 41


$k = -34$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{k}{4}= \frac{-17}{2}$ We need to isolate the variable $k$ by multiplying through by $4$ as shown below: $\frac{k}{4} \times 4 = \frac{-17}{2} \times 4$ Simplifying we have: $k = - 34$ This implies that the equation has a possible solution at $k = - 34$
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