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: 60

Answer

$t=-32$

Work Step by Step

Multiplying both sides by $ -4 $, then the solution to the given equation, $ \dfrac{-t}{4}=8 $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -4\cdot\dfrac{-t}{4}=8\cdot(-4) \\\\ \dfrac{4t}{4}=-32 \\\\ t=-32 .\end{array}
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