Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 3 - Equations and Problem Solving - 3.3 - More on Solving Equations and Problem Solving - Problem Set 3.3: 8

Answer

$n=-13$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality and combining like terms, the value of the variable that satisfies the given equation, $ 6n-1-10n=51 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 6n-10n=51+1 \\\\ -4n=52 \\\\ n=\dfrac{52}{-4} \\\\ n=-13 .\end{array}
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