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solve for x:
2bx-b=-5
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Mimi_x3
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\(2bx-b=-5\)
Solve for \(x\)? Leaving \(b\) as a variable?
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I'm sorry I don't understand
Mimi_x3
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Well, solve for \(x\) and leave it in terms of \(b\)?
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You basically isolate the term(s) that include the desired variable, take away the other stuff that the variable multiplies with, and divide the other side by it.
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wouldn't the b = 1b so it would be x=-5/2b instead?
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no, because the numerator has two different terms on it. you can't do that
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Thank you so much
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no problem (: