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: 111

Answer

$x=0$

Work Step by Step

Using the order of operations and the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ [7-2(8\div(-2))]x=0 $, is \begin{array}{l} [7-2(-4)]x=0 \\\\ [7+8]x=0 \\\\ 15x=0 \\\\ x=0 .\end{array}
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