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

$t=-5$
Using the properties of equality, the value of the variable that satisfies the given expression, $-\dfrac{t}{5}=1 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -5\left( -\dfrac{t}{5} \right)=1(-5) \\\\ t=-5 .\end{array}