Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Review: 36

Answer

a = $-\frac{6}{23}$

Work Step by Step

-9 - 5a = 3(6a - 1) Distribute: -9 - 5a = 18a - 3 Subtract 18a from both sides: -9 - 23a = -3 Add 9 to both sides: -23a = 6 Divide both sides by -23: a = $-\frac{6}{23}$
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