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  • 5 years ago

How to solve 3a+10+4(a+2)-1/2 a by doing the same thing to both sides

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  1. bahrom7893
    • 5 years ago
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    is equal to what?

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    oh sorry 3a+10+4(a+2) -1/2 a

  3. anonymous
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    3a+10=4(a+2) -1/2 a OK THATS THE RIGHT ONE

  4. bahrom7893
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    okay

  5. bahrom7893
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    3a + 10 = 4(a+2) - 1/2 Divide everything by 4: (3/4) a + 10/4 = a+2 - 1/8

  6. bahrom7893
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    Subtract (3/4) a from both sides: 10/4 = (1/4)a + 2 - 1/8

  7. bahrom7893
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    10/4 = (1/4)a + 15/8 (im just simplifying the right side)

  8. bahrom7893
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    Multiply thru by 4: 10 = a + 15/2 Subtract 15/2 from both sides: 5/2 = a

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