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# 5.9x=1.28=-27.04

Please show me how to get the answer to this problem 5.9x=1.28=-27.04

### 3 Answers by Expert Tutors

William S. | Experienced scientist, mathematician and instructor - WilliamExperienced scientist, mathematician and...
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Sonny, I'm guessing you probably meant to type:

5.9x + 1.28 = 27.04

in which case

5.9x = 27.04 - 1.28 = 25.76

x = 4.366

If you meant to type 5.9x - 1.28 = 27.04

5.9x = 27.04 + 1.28 = 28.32

x = 4.8
Randy B. | Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Geometry, Mathematics, ReadingAlgebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Geomet...
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I'm going to make an assumption that you meant to type:

5.9X + 1.28  =  -27.04
-  1.28      - 1.28    -1.28 added to both sides

5.9x = -28.32
5.9        5.9        note:  divide both sices by 5.9

X   =  -4.8

Hope that helps....Randy Brown
Haseeb F. | Experienced Tutor in Law, Writing, Math, and HumanitiesExperienced Tutor in Law, Writing, Math,...
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Hi Sonny, it looks like you may have typed the problem incorrectly. Trying checking it and ask it again.