# Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - Mid-Chapter Review - Mixed Review - Page 103: 10

$x=\dfrac{8}{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $9x-7=17$, is \begin{array}{l} 9x=17+7 \\\\ 9x=24 \\\\ x=\dfrac{24}{9} \\\\ x=\dfrac{8}{3} .\end{array}

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