Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Mid-Chapter Quiz - Page 117: 22


Yes, Dividing by decimals is harder and there is more likely to be an error.

Work Step by Step

By multiplying everything by 1000, the numbers will be whole numbers and the answer will still come out to be the same. By keeping the numbers in decimal form, there is more room for error which may mess up additional parts of the equation.
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