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anonymous
 5 years ago
2x+8=14 what is the value of x in this question
anonymous
 5 years ago
2x+8=14 what is the value of x in this question

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Solve it and see? What would you do first to get the x term by itself?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do you solve something like 4+x = 5?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0put the 4 on both sides

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you mean subtract 4 from both sides?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And what do you get when you do that?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0one gonna be zero than the other side will be 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Not quite \(4+x = 5\) 4 4 \(0 + x = 1\) \[\implies x = 1\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So now how would you solve this one (using the same method) k + 8 = 14

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0add eight on both sides

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0subtract 8. You want the 8 on the left to become a 0

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Did you see what I did before?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Cause you need to be able to do it yourself or things are only going to get harder from here.
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