College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Chapter P Review - Exercises: 108

Answer

$x=-\frac{3}{20}$

Work Step by Step

We solve the equation: $\displaystyle \frac{2}{3}x+\frac{3}{5}=\frac{1}{5}-2x$ First, we multiply both sides by 15: $10x+9=3-30x$ Then we solve for $x$: $10x+30x=3-9$ $40x=-6$ $x=-\frac{6}{40}=-\frac{3}{20}$
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