Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 3 - Equations and Problem Solving - 3.4 - Equations Involving Parentheses and Fractional Forms - Concept Quiz 3.4 - Page 122: 3



Work Step by Step

We know that Jack has 15 coins, and X represents the number of dimes. To find the number of quarters, we subtract the number of dimes from all the coins he has. So, 15 - X is the amount of quarters he has. Since 15 - X isn't equal to X - 15, the answer to this question is false.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.