Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-2 Solving Two-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 92: 41



Work Step by Step

We simplify the expression to: $1/2 = c/2 -2$. We need to get the c alone, so we cancel out the subtraction by adding 2 on both sides. This leaves us with the equation $2.5=c/2$. We cancel out division using multiplication, so we multiply both sides by 2 to get that c=5. We plug 5 in for c and confirm that our answer is, indeed, correct.
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