Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - 2.1 Solving Equations - 2.1 Exercise Set: 32

Answer

$t=\dfrac{1}{4}$

Work Step by Step

Adding $ -\dfrac{3}{8} $ to both sides of the given equation, $ t+\dfrac{3}{8}=\dfrac{5}{8} $, then, \begin{array}{l} t+\dfrac{3}{8}-\dfrac{3}{8}=\dfrac{5}{8}-\dfrac{3}{8} \\\\ t=\dfrac{2}{8} \\\\ t=\dfrac{1}{4} .\end{array}
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