Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.8 - Solving Equations Containing Fractions - Exercise Set: 56

Answer

The solution is -2

Work Step by Step

$\frac{1}{4}$x = -2 Multiply by 4 both sides 4$\times$$\frac{1}{4}$x = -2$\times$4 x=-8 The solution is -8 Check Replace x with -8 $\frac{1}{4}$x= -2 $\frac{1}{4}$$\times$(-8)= -2 $\frac{1\times-8}{4}$= -2 -2=-2
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