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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

–2x + 1 ≤ –11 please explain i got the first one i posted but this one looks even more confuseing :\

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  1. Hero
    • 4 years ago
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    What would you do if -2x + 1 = -11 ?

  2. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    As Hero said, just solve it in exactly the same way: group like terms and simplify.

  3. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    ummmm added -2 and 1 and got -1 then subtracted -11 from -1 and got 10

  4. Hero
    • 4 years ago
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    –2x + 1 ≤ –11 -2x ≤ - 11-1 -2x ≤ - 12 12 ≤ 2x 12/2 ≤ x 6 ≤ x

  5. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    It is still a litle confusing :\ sorry u dont have to help me if i am to much of a trouble........

  6. Hero
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    I'm sorry to hear that.

  7. anonymous
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    It is ok u tried atleast

  8. Hero
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    Maybe this might help... When adding two negative numbers do this: -11 - 1 = -(11 + 1) = -(12) = -12

  9. anonymous
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    Oh ok thanks helped a lil bit :)

  10. Hero
    • 4 years ago
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    yw

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