Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-4 Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides - Mixed Review: 60

Answer

$a=5$

Work Step by Step

We start with the given equation: $-2a+5a-4=11$ We add $4$ to both sides of the equation: $-2a+5a-4+4=11+4$ We combine like terms on both sides of the equation: $3a=15$ Finally, we divide by $3$ on both sides of the equation: $a=\frac{15}{3}=5$
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