Solve for z 1.5(z+8)=3.0+0.6z

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1.5(z+8)=3+0.6z
Simplify 1.5(z+8).
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Apply the distributive property.
1.5z+1.5⋅8=3+0.6z
Multiply 1.5 by 8.
1.5z+12=3+0.6z
1.5z+12=3+0.6z
Move all terms containing z to the left side of the equation.
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Subtract 0.6z from both sides of the equation.
1.5z+12-0.6z=3
Subtract 0.6z from 1.5z.
0.9z+12=3
0.9z+12=3
Move all terms not containing z to the right side of the equation.
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Subtract 12 from both sides of the equation.
0.9z=3-12
Subtract 12 from 3.
0.9z=-9
0.9z=-9
Divide each term by 0.9 and simplify.
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Divide each term in 0.9z=-9 by 0.9.
0.9z0.9=-90.9
Cancel the common factor of 0.9.
z=-90.9
Divide -9 by 0.9.
z=-10
z=-10
Solve for z 1.5(z+8)=3.0+0.6z

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