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 - Page 87: 100



Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ ax-3a=5a $, is \begin{array}{l} ax-3a+3a=5a+3a \\\\ ax=8a \\\\ \dfrac{ax}{a}=\dfrac{8a}{a} \\\\ x=8 .\end{array}
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