Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.6 - Solving Equations Containing Decimals - Exercise Set: 35

Answer

x = -1

Work Step by Step

1.2 + 0.3x = 0.9 1.2 + 0.3x -1.2 = 0.9 -1.2 0.3x = -0.3 $\frac{0.3x}{0.3}$=$\frac{-0.3}{0.3}$ x=-1 Check 1.2 + 0.3x = 0.9 1.2 + 0.3(-1) = 0.9 1.2 - 0.3 = 0.9 0.9=0.9
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