Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 129: 5


multiplying, $\frac{5}{3}$

Work Step by Step

The variable has a coefficient of $\frac{3}{5}$. To isolate the variable you must multiply both sides of the equation by the reciprocal of the coefficient, which in this case is $\frac{5}{3}$.
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