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Inopeki Group Title

TT or across, teach me some algebra!!!

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  1. FoolForMath Group Title
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    who is TT ?

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  2. Inopeki Group Title
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    TuringTest

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  3. Anikate Group Title
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    what is x in this equation? 6+x=2

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  4. Inopeki Group Title
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    -4

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    good job that was basic

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  6. Inopeki Group Title
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    I have been studying basic algebra.

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    x^2*x^3

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    x^5

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    x+y=6 x-y=7 can you find the x and y?

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    (x^3)^2

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    x=7+y

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    Anikate, he meant me.

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  13. Inopeki Group Title
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    FFM give me another one

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    oh ok...

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    \( a+b=9 \) \( a-b=11 \) what is \( a \) and what is \(b\) ?

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    a=10 b=-1 or a=9-b b=9-a

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    Okay .. do you understand the difference between variable and constant?

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  18. Inopeki Group Title
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    variable is something you put instead of a number, right?

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    More importantly, do you understand what in earth an equation means?

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    Excuse me?

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  21. FoolForMath Group Title
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    Precisely, variable is something that varies, so yes you are right :)

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  22. Inopeki Group Title
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    Were you just calling me stupid?

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  23. FoolForMath Group Title
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    No,lol :D you misunderstand my tone :) So what is an equation ?

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  24. Inopeki Group Title
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    Its a line that states values of variables, i guess

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    Hm. Let me explain.

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  26. FoolForMath Group Title
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    A equation has two parts, right hand side and left hand side.

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  27. Inopeki Group Title
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    I know that

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    Anything right of the '=' sign is right hand side

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    I know, if you do something to the LHS you have to do the same to the RHS

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    yadda yadda, i know all that.

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    Good :D

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  32. FoolForMath Group Title
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    Hey, that's not the right attitude towards mathematics :)

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  33. FoolForMath Group Title
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    anyways back to the problem our hand: a+b=9 a−b=11

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  34. Inopeki Group Title
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    Yeah.

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  35. FoolForMath Group Title
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    we want to find a and b in terms of constants only.

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    So whats a constant?

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    How could we do that ?

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    constant is something which value is fixed.

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  39. Inopeki Group Title
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    Ok, so we can subtract a from both sides to get b on the top one, right?

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    Why don't we add the equations? like this \[ a+b+a-b=9+11\]

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  41. Inopeki Group Title
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    Oh you want me to use both equations?

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    Well we can simplify that to a2=20, right?

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    Cause the b's cancel eachother out

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    yes.

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  45. Inopeki Group Title
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    And for a we can just divide both sides by 2 getting x=10

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    a=10*

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    Good, now what about b ?

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  48. Inopeki Group Title
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    a+b+a−b=9+11 a2 +b=20+b Am i doing alright so far?

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    no, you need to subtract this time

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  50. Inopeki Group Title
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    Subtract what exactly?

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    a+b-a+b=9-11

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  52. Inopeki Group Title
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    Is is (a+b)-(a+b) or without parenthesis?

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    second equation from the first.

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  54. Inopeki Group Title
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    Oh i see, this si the second one?

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    (a+b)-(a-b) without parentheses

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    a+b-a+b=9-11 2b=9-11 2b=-2 b=-1

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  57. Inopeki Group Title
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    See? I can do this!

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  58. FoolForMath Group Title
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    Very good :)

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  59. Inopeki Group Title
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    :D

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    Gimme something harder!

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    If ax - a = x - 1 what is x equal to?

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  62. Inopeki Group Title
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    Divide both sides by x, right so far?

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  63. Inopeki Group Title
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    No wait, ax - a = x - 1 ax=x-1+a x=x-1 Im stumped

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    First, bring all the x terms to one side, and everything else to the other.

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  65. Inopeki Group Title
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    Im sorry, i havent studied factoring yet :/

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    Ok. Here's the solution ax - a = x - 1 ax - x - a = -1 ax - x = a - 1 x(a - 1) = a - 1 hence x = 1

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    Ok, youll have to give me another one tommorrow so i can try :D

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