Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Appendix D - Exercise Set: 36



Work Step by Step

You will need to create two seperate equations. 2/3x-5=1/3x+4 2/3x-5+5=1/3x+4+5 2/3x=1/3x+9 2/3x-1/3x=1/3x-1/3x+9 1/3x=9 1/3x/1/3=9/1/3 x=27 and 2/3x-5=-1/3x-4 2/3x-5+5=-1/3x-4+5 2/3x=-1/3x+1 2/3x+1/3x=-1/3x+1/3x+1 1x=1 1x/1=1/1 x=1 The solution set is {1,27}.
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