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anonymous
 5 years ago
x(12x)=38
anonymous
 5 years ago
x(12x)=38

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myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Distribute the negative like x12+x=38

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0My math teacher wants us to show each step and Im confused

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0add 12 to both sides: 2x=38+12

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now divide both sides by 2: x=50/2=25

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's all. You not confused about any of the steps?

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Where do you get stuck?

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you know subtraction can be turned into addition right?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but isnt it distributive property

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So we have 12+(12x)=38

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that  in front of that paranthesis can be read at 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Huh??!!! you totaly confused

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the changing subtraction to addition?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because for example she said to do multiplication during distributive property 3(12+9)

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes so what is 1(12x)

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now we have x+(12+x)=38

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why do you have to change the sub sign

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since addition is commutative and associative we have x+x12=38

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cant you just put 12x?

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0+12 on both sides giving us 2x=50 then divide both sides by 2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i <3 you thankyou!!!!!!!11

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i finished it? That's all you needed? lol

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok no worries lets just find your mistake
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