Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 3 - Equations and Problem Solving - 3.1 - Solving First-Degree Equations - Problem Set 3.1 - Page 100: 68



Work Step by Step

We start with the given equation: $2.5x=17.5$. We divide by $2.5$ on both sides of the equation in order to get $x$ by itself: $\frac{2.5x}{2.5}=\frac{17.5}{2.5}$ We simplify the fractions: $x=7$
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