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anonymous
 5 years ago
20+10x=60+6x
anonymous
 5 years ago
20+10x=60+6x

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sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.020+ 10x 20 = 60 + 6x 20 10x = 40 + 6x 10x  6x = 40 + 6x 6x 4x = 40

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you do the last step?

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok great =). the key rule is, you can perform any mathematical operation to both sides of an equation and have the equation still be true

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so if you look above, you'll see that's all I did  I added or subtracted the same thing from both sides

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the end goal is to get x all alone by itself

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the the final thought process should be, how do I make 4x into just x?

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the answer is, you divide by 4

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so since you divided 4x by 4, you have to divide the other side by 4 too to get the answer

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 4x = 40 4x/4 = 40/4 x = 10
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