Solve for a -5a-7a=3/5

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-5a-7a=35
Subtract 7a from -5a.
-12a=35
Divide each term by -12 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -12a=35 by -12.
-12a-12=35⋅(-112)
Cancel the common factor of -12.
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Cancel the common factor.
-12a-12=35⋅(-112)
Divide a by 1.
a=35⋅(-112)
a=35⋅(-112)
Simplify 35⋅(-112).
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Cancel the common factor of 3.
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Move the leading negative in -112 into the numerator.
a=35⋅-112
Factor 3 out of 12.
a=35⋅-13(4)
Cancel the common factor.
a=35⋅-13⋅4
Rewrite the expression.
a=15⋅-14
a=15⋅-14
Multiply 15 and -14.
a=-15⋅4
Simplify the expression.
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Multiply 5 by 4.
a=-120
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
a=-120
a=-120
a=-120
a=-120
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
a=-120
Decimal Form:
a=-0.05
Solve for a -5a-7a=3/5

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