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 - Review Exercises: Chapter 2: 13

Answer

$x=\dfrac{1}{2}$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ -\dfrac{2}{3}+x=-\dfrac{1}{6} $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} x=-\dfrac{1}{6}+\dfrac{2}{3} \\\\ x=-\dfrac{1}{6}+\dfrac{4}{6} \\\\ x=\dfrac{-1+4}{6} \\\\ x=\dfrac{3}{6} \\\\ x=\dfrac{1}{2} .\end{array}
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