Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Exercise Set: 43

Answer

$x=-\frac{1}{14}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{1}{2}(2x-1)=-\frac{1}{7}-\frac{3}{7}$ $\frac{1}{2}(2x-1)=-\frac{4}{7}$ $(2x-1)=-\frac{4}{7}\times\frac{2}{1}$ $2x=-\frac{8}{7}+1$ $x=-\frac{1}{7}\div2$ $x=-\frac{1}{14}$
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