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

Published by Pearson
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 - Page 103: 6



Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ -\dfrac{3}{2}x=12 $, is \begin{array}{l} \left(-\dfrac{2}{3} \right)\left(-\dfrac{3}{2}x\right)=12\left(-\dfrac{2}{3} \right) \\\\ x=4(-2) \\\\ x=-8 .\end{array}
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