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Solve using the multiplication principle. Don't forget to check.
-x/2=8.
Here is how I did the problem but I think it's wrong.
(-2/x)-x/2=8(-2/x)
x= -16.
Could you please help? Thanks.

  • Algebra -

    yes, it is wrong.
    multipy both sides by -2
    -2(-x/2))=-2(8)

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    Thanks.

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