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 - Mid-Chapter Review - Mixed Review: 14

Answer

$t=-\dfrac{4}{11}$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ 2(t-5)-3(2t-7)=12-5(3t+1) $, is \begin{array}{l} 2t-10-6t+21=12-15t-5 \\\\ 2t-6t+15t=12-5+10-21 \\\\ 11t=-4 \\\\ t=-\dfrac{4}{11} .\end{array}
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