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# Solve for x.1/10(x - 3) = -40A) -403 B) -397 C) -7 D) -1

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Answer:-397Step-by-step explanation:This may look daunting, but let us approach it step by step.Step 1: Remove the Parenthesesmultiply 1/10 by x - 30.1x - 0.3 = -40Step 2: Add 0.3In algebra, the goal is always to undo all the operations and get back to the original problem so that the mystery value can be determined. In this case since 0.3 was removed, we must add it back.0.1x = -39.7Step 3. Divide by 0.10.1x/0.1 = x39.7/0.1 = -397Step 4. Preliminary AnswerAnswer seems to be B. -397, but we should still check it.Step 5: Check0.1(-397) - 0.3 = -40-39.7 - 0.3 = -40-40 = -40 CorrectIf the answer was incorrect, this would show that there had been a flaw in our calculations. But everything checks out, so we are done!Step 6: Final AnswerOur final answer is B. -397.PLEASE MARK BRAINLIEST