Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Integrated Review - Solving Linear Equations - Page 122: 19


x = $-\frac{5}{6}$

Work Step by Step

$-\frac{2}{3}x = \frac{5}{9}$ Multiply both sides by the reciprocal of the coefficient. $-\frac{3}{2}$: $-\frac{3}{2}(-\frac{2}{3}x) = \frac{5}{9}(-\frac{3}{2})$ x = $-\frac{5}{6}$
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