Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-5 Literal Equations and Formulas - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 20

Answer

$x=\frac{c}{a-1}$

Work Step by Step

We are trying to isolate the variable $x$ in the equation $ax-x=c$. To do this, first we will factor out the $x$ using the distributive property: $x(a-1)=c$ Then, we will divide by $a-1$ to isolate $x$: $x=\frac{c}{a-1}$
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