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anonymous
 5 years ago
7 − (5 − 8x) = 4x + 3
anyone help with distributive properties
i get this far, then blank out.. 3556x =4x+3
anonymous
 5 years ago
7 − (5 − 8x) = 4x + 3 anyone help with distributive properties i get this far, then blank out.. 3556x =4x+3

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Owlfred
 5 years ago
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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[7(58x)=4x+3\] \[75+8x=4x+3\] \[2+8x=4x+3\] \[8x4x=31\] \[4x=2\] \[x=\frac{2}{4}=\frac{1}{2}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0step 1, remove parentheses distributing the minus sign. step 2, combine like terms 75=2 step 3, subtract 4x from both sides and subtract 2 from both sides step 4 , divide by 2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops i made a mistake! \[2+8x=4x+3\] \[8x4x=31\] \[4x=1\] \[x=\frac{1}{4}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for some reason i cannot type a 2 is is 8x4x=32

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i have that as the answer 1/4, i just get hung up on d prop thank you so much...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0welcome! sorry about the error

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i thought i multiplied 7 & 5 then 7 & 8 when distributing the prop
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