## anonymous 5 years ago Solve -2x-1=(3x+5)/2 for x. Show all work.

1. myininaya

no me... multiply by 2 on both sides -4x-2=3x+5 add 4x on both sides -2=7x+5 subtract 5 on both sides -9=7x divide by 7 on both sides -9/7=x

2. myininaya

winner!

3. anonymous

$-2x-1=\frac{3x+5}{2}$ $2(-2x-1)=3x+5$ $-4x-2=-3x+5$ $-2-5=-3x+4x$ $-7=x$

4. anonymous

oops i lose and i am wrong!!!!

5. anonymous

replaced 3x by -3x

6. myininaya

haha

7. anonymous

myininaya we will have another race when you write the latex!

8. myininaya

lol