## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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# Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Further Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set - Page 119: 51

x = -5

#### Work Step by Step

x + $\frac{5}{4} = \frac{3}{4}x$ Subtract $\frac{3}{4}x$ from both sides: $\frac{1}{4}x + \frac{5}{4} = 0$ Subtract $\frac{5}{4}$ from both sides: $\frac{1}{4}x = -\frac{5}{4}$ Multiply each side by the reciprocal of the coefficient, 4: x = ($-\frac{5}{4}$)*4 = -5

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