Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - 1.1 Exercises: 58


x = -$\frac{55}{3}$ or -18$\frac{1}{3}$

Work Step by Step

1. Given: $\frac{3}{11}$x = -5 2. Multiply both sides by reciprocal of coefficient of x: $(\frac{11}{3})(\frac{3}{11}x)$ = -5$(\frac{11}{3})$ x = -$\frac{55}{3}$ or -18$\frac{1}{3}$
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