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 R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.2 Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - R.2 Exercise Set - Page 946: 7



Work Step by Step

We divide each side by -1 to isolate the variable. Using the properties of equality, the value of the variable that satisfies the given expression, $ -x=\dfrac{5}{3} ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} x=-\dfrac{5}{3} .\end{array}
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