Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-3 Solving Multi-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 37

Answer

$z = \frac{1}{5}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{11z}{16}$ + $\frac{7z}{8}$ = $\frac{5}{16}$ Multiply both sides by 16 in order to get rid of the denominators. We get: $11z$ +$ 14z = 5$ This becomes $25 z = 5$ Divide both sides by 25 to isolate $z.$ We get $z = \frac{1}{5}$
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