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

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# Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - 2.3 Formulas - 2.3 Exercise Set: 75

#### Answer

$a=\dfrac{c}{3+b+d}$

#### Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, in terms of $a$, the given expression, $3a=c-a(b+d)$, is equivalent to \begin{array}{l} 3a=c-ab-ad \\\\ 3a+ab+ad=c \\\\ a(3+b+d)=c \\\\ a=\dfrac{c}{3+b+d} .\end{array}

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