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 131: 80


False The true statement would read: If $7x = 21$, then $x = 21 \div 7$.

Work Step by Step

This statement is false. To solve for $x$, we divide each side by $7$ to get: $x = 21 \div 7$ The statement should actually say: If $7x = 21$, then $x = 21 \div 7$.
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