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: 34

Answer

$x=-10$

Work Step by Step

$1-\frac{1}{2}x=6$ $\longrightarrow$ addition property of equality $1-\frac{1}{2}x-1=6-1$ $\longrightarrow$ combine like terms $-\frac{1}{2}x=5$ $\longrightarrow$ multiplication property of equality $-\frac{1}{2}x\times-2=5\times-2$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify $x=-10$
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