Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 3 - Review: 27

Answer

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

Work Step by Step

$5x+1=-3$ $\longrightarrow$addition property $5x+1-1=-3-1$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms $5x=-4$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property $5x\div5=-4\div5$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $x=-\frac{4}{5}$
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