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

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Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - Review Exercises: Chapter 2: 29

Answer

$x=\dfrac{b}{t-a}$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, in terms of $ x $, the given equation, $ tx=ax+b $, is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} tx-ax=b \\\\ x(t-a)=b \\\\ x=\dfrac{b}{t-a} .\end{array}
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