Chapter 5, Lesson 16
5-16.A perform operations with signed fractions and mixed numbers
Evaluate each expression and express your answers in simplest form.
5-16.B understand how to solve two-step equations
Which procedure should be used to solve the equation 8 — 3x = —7?
(a) Subtract 3 from 8 and then divide each side by 5.
(b) Add 8 to each side and then divide each side by —3.
(c) Divide each side —3 and then add 8 to each side.
(d) Subtract 8 from each side and then divide each side by —3.