Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 1

Answer

The solution set is $\left\{5\right\}$.

Work Step by Step

Solve using the different properties of Algebra to find: $5x=18-3 \\5x=15 \\x =\frac{15}{3} \\x=5$ Check: $5(3)+3\stackrel{?}{=}18 \\15+3\stackrel{?}{=}18 \\18 \stackrel{\checkmark}{=}18$
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