Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Review: 84

Answer

$x=1$

Work Step by Step

$3(x-1.1)=5x-5.3\rightarrow$ apply the distributive property $3x-3.3=5x-5.3\rightarrow$ subtract 3x and add 5.3 to each side $3x-3.3-3x+5.3=5x-5.3-3x+5.3\rightarrow$ combine like terms $2=2x\rightarrow$ divide both sides by 2 $2\div2=2x\div2$ simplify $1=x$
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