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: 110

Answer

$x=-30$

Work Step by Step

We solve the equation: $\displaystyle \frac{x-5}{2}-\frac{2x+5}{3}=\frac{5}{6}$ First we multiply through by 6: $3(x-5)-2(2x+5)=5$ Then we distribute and solve for $x$: $3x-15-4x-10=5$ $-x=30$ $x=-30$
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