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 31: 60



Work Step by Step

We start by multiplying both sides by $x-a$ and distributing. We have $a-c=m(x-a)$ is $a-c=mx-am$. Now, we add $am$ to both sides to isolate x with its coefficient. We have $a-c+am=mx$. Finally, we divide both sides by m to get $\frac{a-c+am}{m}=x$.
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