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 - Study Summary - Practice Exercises: 2

Answer

$x=4.8$

Work Step by Step

$\bf{\text{Solution Outline:}}$ To solve the given equation, $ \dfrac{1}{4}x=1.2 ,$ use the properties of equality to isolate the variable. $\bf{\text{Solution Details:}}$ Using the properties of equality to isolate the variable, the equation above is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \dfrac{1}{4}x=1.2 \\\\ 4\left( \dfrac{1}{4}x \right) =4(1.2) \\\\ x=4.8 .\end{array}
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