Posted by **Rebecca ** on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 3:46pm.

I need help solving an equation

Solve the following equation for a. Please show all of your work.

C = 1/6 (10b-7a)

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**Ana**, Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 4:02pm
C = 1/6 (10b-7a)

C = (1/6*10b) - (1/6*7a)

C = 5/3 b - 7/6 a

+7/6 a +7/6 a

C + 7/6 a = 5/3 b

-C -C

7/6 a = 5/3 b + C

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**Ana**, Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 4:06pm
oops not done.

(7/6 a) / 7/6 = (5/3 b + C)/ 7/6

a = (5/3 b + C)*(6/7)

a = 10/7 b + 6/7 C

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**Reiny**, Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 6:52pm
multiply both sides by 6

6C = 10b - 7a

7a = 10b - 6C

a = (10/7)b - (6/7)C

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