Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Test: 9

Answer

x = 0.25

Work Step by Step

-0.3(x - 4) + x = 0.5(3 - x) Distribute: -0.3x + 1.2 + x = 1.5 - 0.5x Combine like terms: 0.7x + 1.2 = 1.5 - 0.5x Add 0.5x to both sides: 1.2x + 1.2 = 1.5 Subtract 1.2 from both sides: 1.2x = 0.3 Divide both sides by 1.2: x = 0.25
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