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gageallen15

  • 4 years ago

Solve 4x - 2x - 2 = -42. A. -20 B. -7 C. -5 D. 0

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  1. ameryn.love17
    • 4 years ago
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    the answer is A

  2. .Sam.
    • 4 years ago
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    4x-2x-2=-42 Since 4x and -2x are like terms, add -2x to 4x to get 2x. 2x-2=-42 Since -2 does not contain the variable to solve for, move it to the right-hand side of the equation by adding 2 to both sides. 2x=2-42 Subtract 42 from 2 to get -40. 2x=-40

  3. gageallen15
    • 4 years ago
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    Thank you guy's very much.

  4. ameryn.love17
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    ur welcome:)

  5. .Sam.
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    2x=-40 divide 2 to both sides and get your answer

  6. DDgirl24
    • 4 years ago
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    x=-20 So A

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