Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-6 Ratios, Rates, and Conversions - Mixed Review: 53

Answer

a=3

Work Step by Step

We need to get the a alone. We need to use multiplication to cancel out division, so we multiply both sides by 5 to get that 10=3a+1. We now cancel out the addition by subtracting 1 on both sides, giving us the equation 9=3a. We finally cancel out multiplication by dividing both sides by 3, giving us an answer of a=3.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.