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: 5

Answer

The solution set is $\left\{11\right\}$.

Work Step by Step

Solve using the different properties of Algebra to find: $-5x=-41-14 \\-5x=-55 \\x = \frac{-55}{-5} \\x=11$ Check: $14-5(11)\stackrel{?}{=}-41 \\14-55\stackrel{?}{=}-41 \\-41 \stackrel{\checkmark}{=}-41$ The solution set is $\left\{11\right\}$.
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