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  • 5 years ago

2x+8=14 what is the value of x in this question

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  1. anonymous
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    Solve it and see? What would you do first to get the x term by itself?

  2. anonymous
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    idk how to do it

  3. anonymous
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    How do you solve something like 4+x = 5?

  4. anonymous
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    put the 4 on both sides

  5. anonymous
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    I think you mean subtract 4 from both sides?

  6. anonymous
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    yea

  7. anonymous
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    And what do you get when you do that?

  8. anonymous
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    one gonna be zero than the other side will be 1

  9. anonymous
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    Not quite \(4+x = 5\) -4 -4 \(0 + x = 1\) \[\implies x = 1\]

  10. anonymous
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    So now how would you solve this one (using the same method) k + 8 = 14

  11. anonymous
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    add eight on both sides

  12. anonymous
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    subtract 8. You want the 8 on the left to become a 0

  13. anonymous
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    not add.

  14. anonymous
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    OK

  15. anonymous
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    So what do you get?

  16. anonymous
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    0

  17. anonymous
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    Did you see what I did before?

  18. anonymous
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    Cause you need to be able to do it yourself or things are only going to get harder from here.

  19. anonymous
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    ok

  20. anonymous
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    u there

  21. anonymous
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    Are you?

  22. anonymous
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    yea

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