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solve for x: 2bx-b=-5

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  1. Mimi_x3
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    \(2bx-b=-5\) Solve for \(x\)? Leaving \(b\) as a variable?

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  2. rosimary
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    I'm sorry I don't understand

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  3. Mimi_x3
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    Well, solve for \(x\) and leave it in terms of \(b\)?

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    |dw:1339465613099:dw|

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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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  7. thechocoluver445
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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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    |dw:1339466008518:dw|

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    no problem (:

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