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

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
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Chapter R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.2 Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - R.2 Exercise Set: 38

Answer

$a=\dfrac{c-by}{x}$

Work Step by Step

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