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Anikate
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is x in this equation? 6+x=2

Anikate
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good job that was basic

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I have been studying basic algebra.

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2x+y=6 xy=7 can you find the x and y?

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2FFM give me another one

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\( a+b=9 \) \( ab=11 \) what is \( a \) and what is \(b\) ?

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2a=10 b=1 or a=9b b=9a

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Okay .. do you understand the difference between variable and constant?

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2variable is something you put instead of a number, right?

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2More importantly, do you understand what in earth an equation means?

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Precisely, variable is something that varies, so yes you are right :)

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Were you just calling me stupid?

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2No,lol :D you misunderstand my tone :) So what is an equation ?

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Its a line that states values of variables, i guess

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Hm. Let me explain.

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2A equation has two parts, right hand side and left hand side.

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Anything right of the '=' sign is right hand side

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I know, if you do something to the LHS you have to do the same to the RHS

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yadda yadda, i know all that.

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Hey, that's not the right attitude towards mathematics :)

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2anyways back to the problem our hand: a+b=9 a−b=11

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2we want to find a and b in terms of constants only.

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2How could we do that ?

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2constant is something which value is fixed.

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Ok, so we can subtract a from both sides to get b on the top one, right?

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Why don't we add the equations? like this \[ a+b+ab=9+11\]

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Oh you want me to use both equations?

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Well we can simplify that to a2=20, right?

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Cause the b's cancel eachother out

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2And for a we can just divide both sides by 2 getting x=10

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Good, now what about b ?

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2a+b+a−b=9+11 a2 +b=20+b Am i doing alright so far?

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2no, you need to subtract this time

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Is is (a+b)(a+b) or without parenthesis?

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2second equation from the first.

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Oh i see, this si the second one?

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2(a+b)(ab) without parentheses

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2a+ba+b=911 2b=911 2b=2 b=1

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Gimme something harder!

SimonS
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If ax  a = x  1 what is x equal to?

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Divide both sides by x, right so far?

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2No wait, ax  a = x  1 ax=x1+a x=x1 Im stumped

SimonS
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First, bring all the x terms to one side, and everything else to the other.

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Im sorry, i havent studied factoring yet :/

SimonS
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok. Here's the solution ax  a = x  1 ax  x  a = 1 ax  x = a  1 x(a  1) = a  1 hence x = 1

Inopeki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Ok, youll have to give me another one tommorrow so i can try :D
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