Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Review: 28

Answer

x = -4

Work Step by Step

$\frac{7}{8}x + 1 = \frac{5}{8}x$ Subtract $\frac{5}{8}x$ from both sides: $\frac{2}{8}x + 1 = 0$ Simplify: $\frac{1}{4}x + 1 = 0$ Subtract 1 from both sides: $\frac{1}{4}x$ = -1 Multiply both sides by 4: x = -4
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