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  • 5 years ago

9x-17=6x-8, could someone help me solve and tell me when do i need to change the problem from addition to subtraction

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  1. anonymous
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    You need to subtract 6x from both sides first

  2. anonymous
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    ok now 3x-17=-8...add 17 to both sides?

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    yes

  4. anonymous
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    You always do the opposite sign of what you are trying to get rid of when you add or subtract. Hint.. When x's are on both sides I ALWAYS get rid of the smallest x, that way you always have a POSITIVE x to work with after that.

  5. anonymous
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    x=3?

  6. anonymous
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    o btw thank u very much for ur help

  7. anonymous
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    You are correct !!!!

  8. anonymous
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    ur awesome ur a life saver

  9. anonymous
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    -4x+3=6x-7 ........x=-2? do u mind telling me if thats right

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    ur awesome ur a life saver

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