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1-17.

Solve for the given variable. Show the steps leading to your solution. Check your solution.

Divide both sides by

. Simplify.

Check your answer. Does substituting your solution into the original equation make a true statement?

Move all variables to one side of the equation.

Add

to both sides to isolate the variable. Solve for

by dividing both sides by. Check your answer.

Multiply both sides of the equation by

.

Subtract

from both sides of the equation.