College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations - 1.1 Exercises: 15

Answer

$x=\frac{7}{-8}$

Work Step by Step

First, distribute and bring $x$ to one side of the equation. Then divide both sides by $-8$ to get the final answer. $3x+5-5x-5=6x+7$ $-2x=6x+7$ $-8x=7$ $x=\frac{7}{-8}$
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