Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Exercise Set - Page 130: 13



Work Step by Step

Divide both sides by -8 to isolate the variable. $-8x=6$ $\frac{-8x}{-8}$=$\frac{6}{-8}$ x=-$\frac{6}{8}=-\frac{6\div2}{8\div2}$ x=-$\frac{3}{4}$ Check the answer. -8(-$\frac{3}{4}$)=6 $\frac{8(3)}{4}$=6 $\frac{24}{4}$=6 6=6
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