It's still easy to solve
when only multiplication or division is involved. If there's a coefficient in front of the variable, multiply by the
of that number to get a coefficient of 1.
of multiplication is division. So, divide both sides by 3.
The inverse operation of division is multiplication. So, multiply both sides by 7.
Solve and check: –7
Solve and check:
Solve the given equation.
242 = –22
–5 = 7.5
Solve the given equation by multiplying a reciprocal.
Six times a number is –270. What is the number?
One fourth of a number is –6. What is the number?
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