Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 1 - Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities - 1-4 Solving Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 30: 11


x = -81

Work Step by Step

Our goal is to isolate x. To do this we will multiply both sides by 3 and then multiply both sides by -1: $\frac{-x}{3}=27$ $-x = 81$ $x = -81$
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