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How do i do this? Am i doing it right? Dont give me the answer, just how to do it.
ax  a = x  1 solve for x
ax=x1+a
x=x1
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
How do i do this? Am i doing it right? Dont give me the answer, just how to do it. ax  a = x  1 solve for x ax=x1+a x=x1
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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TuringTestBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
not quite. try getting the x's on the same side first, then you should be able to factor it (I'm assuming you're working on factoring.
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dumbcowBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
last step is wrong. i would factor out the a on left side first
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InopekiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What is factoring? I dont recall seeing that in one of the videos.
 2 years ago

TuringTestBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If you can't factor this is gonna be tricky, you should try to look up something on it, see if you can understand the idea. It'll be a good exercise on how to research a math concept. Here's a start: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/simpfact.htm try to find Khan videos on it too.
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InopekiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Isnt it better for me to go through the khan videos systematically?
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TuringTestBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Where did you get this problem?
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InopekiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
A guy gave it too me here on OS, why?
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TuringTestBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well then he didn't know that you had not yet studied factoring, so ignore it I guess and come back to it when you get there in khan. It's definitely a whole idea by itself, you will have to devote a fair amount of attention to it at first. Gets easy soon though :)
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InopekiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok, im looking forward to having a good understanding of these things!
 2 years ago
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