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

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Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - Review Exercises: Chapter 2: 11

Answer

$x=-5$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ -\dfrac{x}{5}=13 $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} x=13\cdot\dfrac{-5}{13} \\\\ x=\cancel{13}\cdot\dfrac{-5}{\cancel{13}} \\\\ x=-5 .\end{array}
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