College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations - 1.1 Assess Your Understanding - Page 90: 16



Work Step by Step

$3x+4=0$ $\longrightarrow$ addition property of equality $3x+4-4=0-4$ $\longrightarrow$ combine like terms $3x=-4$ $\longrightarrow$ multiplication property of equality $3x\div3=-4\div3$ $\longrightarrow$ divide $x=-\frac{4}{3}$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify $x=-1\frac{1}{3}$
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