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: 56



Work Step by Step

$\frac{3x}{x-1}=2$ Where $x\ne1$ $3x=2(x-1)$ Use cross multiplication. $3x=2x-2$ Distribute. $3x-2x=2x-2x-2$ Subtract 2x from both sides. $x=-2$ The solution is {$-2$}.
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