Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 1, Equations and Inequalities - Chapter Review - Page 64: 42


$q=\frac{5}{7}$ or $q=\frac{5}{11}$

Work Step by Step

$|9q-5|=2q$ implies $9q-5=2q\\-5=-7q\\q=\frac{5}{7}$ or $9q-5=-2q\\-5=-11q\\q=\frac{5}{11}$. Here we have no extraneous solutions. Thus $q=\frac{5}{7}$ or $q=\frac{5}{11}$.
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