# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Chapter Test: 4

$k = 29$

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{1}{4}(k - 1) = 7$ --> Original $\frac{1}{4}k -\frac{1}{4} = 7$ --> Distribute the $\frac{1}{4}$ to the terms inside the parenthesis $\frac{1}{4}k = 7\frac{1}{4}$ --> Add $\frac{1}{4}$ to each side $k = 29$ --> Multiply each side by 4

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