Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - 4.3 - More on Percents and Problem Solving - Problem Set 4.3: 56

Answer

x = -2.3125

Work Step by Step

-3.2x - 1.6 = 5.8 Multiply both sides by 10 to clear the equation of all decimals. -32x - 16 = 58 Add 16 to both sides. -32x = 74 Divide both sides by -32. x = -2.3125
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