Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - Review Exercises - Page 698: 79

Answer

$x=-\frac{5}{4}$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $-\frac{3}{4}+x=-2$. In order to solve, we must add $\frac{3}{4}$ to both sides. $-\frac{3}{4}+\frac{3}{4}+x=-2+\frac{3}{4}=-\frac{8}{4}+\frac{3}{4}=\frac{-8+3}{4}=-\frac{5}{4}$ Therefore, $x=-\frac{5}{4}$.
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