# Chapter 1, Equations and Inequalities - Chapter Test - Page 65: 15

$t=7$

#### Work Step by Step

Distributing the RHS (right-hand side), $-t-2=9t-72$ Adding t+72 to both sides, $72-2=9t+t$ or $70=10t$ $t=7$ Plugging it back in yields, $-9=9*-1$ which is true.

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