Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.6 - Solving Equations Containing Decimals - Exercise Set: 57

Answer

x = -3

Work Step by Step

4.7x + 8.3=-5.8 4.7x + 8.3 -8.3=-5.8 - 8.3 4.7x=-14.1 $\frac{4.7x}{4.7}$=$\frac{-14.1}{4.7}$ x = -3 Check Replace x with -3 4.7(-3) + 8.3=-5.8 -14.1 + 8.3 =-5.8 -5.8 = -5.8
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