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 2.3 - Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set - Page 141: 28



Work Step by Step

100=-(x-1)+4(x-6) 100=-(x)-(-1)+4(x)+4(-6) 100=-x+1+4x-24 100=(-x+4x)+(1-24) 100=3x-23 123=3x $\frac{123}{3}$=x 41=x x=41 Check the answer. 100=-(41-1)+4(41-6) 100=-(40)+4(35) 100=-40+140 100=100
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