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  • 5 years ago

how do you solve -4x - (-x)

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  1. anonymous
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    The negative of a negative is a positive. I can show you why, but it might confuse matters. If you're prepared to just accept it for now, then you can write,\[-4x-(-x)=-4x+x=-3x\]

  2. anonymous
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    thank you

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    Welcome ;]

  4. anonymous
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    kwilso3, lokisan made a mistake in the other one. The one with the fractional powers.Check it before you jot it down as your answer. Just letting you know

  5. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    OMG! Crap I didn't even see it! Thanks for looking over it...I 'm sure they didn't mean to.

  6. anonymous
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    I posted the solution on the other thread.

  7. anonymous
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    yes, I am sure it was a rare mistake from lokisan, he is normally excellent.

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    thanks

  9. anonymous
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    lol, just stating the obvious.

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    too kind. i'll fan you :)

  11. anonymous
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    :) thanks.

  12. anonymous
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    welcome :)

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