## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set: 43

#### Answer

b=$\frac{1}{8}$

#### Work Step by Step

Original equation $\frac{3}{8}$+$\frac{b}{3}$=$\frac{5}{12}$ Multiply through by 24 to get rid of denominators 9+8b=10 Subtract 9 from both sides 8b=1 Divide both sides by 8 b=$\frac{1}{8}$

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