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  • 5 years ago

2(x-4)-(x+2)=(x+2)(x-4)...I need to know if this has a solution or not and if yes what it possibly is..i had an assignment and got a bunch wrong, and I am going through to see what I did wrong

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  1. anonymous
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    This has no solution.

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    Why is it saying it is wrong, cause I got the same thing...this is confusing

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    If you bring all x's onto the left side, expand, and simplify, you get 5*x-12-x^2=0 Solving for x yields imaginary solutions.

  4. anonymous
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    Stop, do not pass go, the expression does have solutions. Made arithmetic error.

  5. anonymous
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    x -10 = x^2 -2x -8 x^2 -3x +2 =0

  6. anonymous
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    (x-2)(x-1)=0 x=1,2

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