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 - 2.2 Using the Principles Together - 2.2 Exercise Set - Page 94: 34



Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ 6+\dfrac{5}{4}x=-4 $, is \begin{array}{l} \dfrac{5}{4}x=-4-6 \\\\ \dfrac{5}{4}x=-10 \\\\ x=-10\cdot\dfrac{4}{5} \\\\ x=-8 .\end{array}
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