How do you solve and check your solutions to n/4.6=-2.5#?

1 Answer
Aug 20, 2017

Answer:

#n=-11.5#

Explanation:

#"multiply both sides of the equation by 4.6"#

#cancel(4.6)xxn/cancel(4.6)=-2.5xx4.6larrcolor(blue)" eliminates fraction"#

#rArrn=-11.5#

#color(blue)"As a check"#

Substitute this value into the left side and if equal to the right side then it is the solution.

#"left side "=-11.5/4.6=-2.5=" right side"#

#rArrn=-11.5" is the solution"#