Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Chapter Review - 2-5 Literal Equations and Formulas - Page 154: 32


$x = \frac{m-p}{5}$

Work Step by Step

First, get all the x's on one side $-5x+m = p$ then subtract m from both sides $-5x = p-m$ then isolate x by dividing both sides by -5 $x = -p/5 + m/5=\frac{m-p}{5}$
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