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 - Page 85: 51



Work Step by Step

Distribute and bring $x$ to one side. Factor out $(a-3)$. $ax+b=3x-3a$ $ax-3x=-3a-b$ $x(a-3)=-3a-b$ Solve for x. $x=\frac{-3a-b}{a-3}$
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