Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Further Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 58

Answer

x = -1

Work Step by Step

-0.01(5x + 4) = 0.04 - 0.01(x + 4) Distribute: -0.05x - 0.04 = 0.04 - 0.01x - 0.04 Simplify: -0.05x - 0.04 = -0.01x Add 0.01x to both sides: -0.04x - 0.04 = 0 Add 0.04 to both sides: -0.04x = 0.04 Divide both sides by -0.04: x = -1
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