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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

How would u do 17-48=3(x-3)-7

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  1. shadowfiend
    • 5 years ago
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    So first off, what is 17 - 48?

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    17-48= -31 3(x-3)-7 you do rainbow so 3 x (x) = 3x then 3(-3) = -9

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    so -31=3x-9-7 so now you combine like terms u get -31=3x-16

  4. anonymous
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    17-48 is -31

  5. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    now add 16 to both sides cancels the negative 16 so now its -15=3x

  6. anonymous
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    now divide by 3 in both sides

  7. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    -15/3 = -5

  8. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    so x = -5

  9. shadowfiend
    • 5 years ago
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    needhelp4 nailed it :)

  10. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    shadow can u help me

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