Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.7 Solving Equations with Several Steps - 9.7 Exercises - Page 676: 3

Answer

$p=1$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $7p+5=12$. In order to solve, we can first subtract 5 from both sides. $7p+5-5=12-5$ $7p=7$ Divide both sides by 7. $\frac{7p}{7}=\frac{7}{7}$ $p=1$
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