## shivraj 3 years ago solve : 2x-3=4x-5

1. lgbasallote

so where are you confused here?

2. shivraj

from beginning

3. lgbasallote

okay so you have 2x - 3 = 4x - 5 what do you think is the first step?

4. shivraj

dont know

5. lgbasallote

hint: put the x on one side only

6. shivraj

ok

7. lgbasallote

how can you bring 2x from the left to the right?

8. shivraj

dont know just tell me how to solve step by step

9. lgbasallote

hint: subtract 2x from both sides..that will make the 2x on the left side become 0 correct?

10. shivraj

dono

11. lgbasallote

2x -2x = 0 right?

12. lgbasallote

since you subtract 2x on the left side you subtract 2x on the right side too 2x - 2x - 3 = 4x - 2x - 5 0 - 3 = 4x - 2x - 5 so what's 4x - 2x?

13. shivraj

u r wrong

14. lgbasallote

how so?

15. lgbasallote

2x - 2x is not 0?

16. waterineyes

lgba is wrong.. Ha ha ha ha..

17. shivraj

yes

18. lgbasallote

so what's 2x - 2x then?

19. waterineyes

2x - 2x is not 0? yes... Great..

20. shivraj

x=1

21. waterineyes

2-2 is how much?

22. lgbasallote

that's the answer later on..i haven't gotten to that part yet @shivraj don't be excited lol where did you get that anyway?

23. shivraj

0

24. waterineyes

the what is the problem in 2x - 2x??

25. shivraj

26. shivraj

thnks

27. lgbasallote

like i was saying... 2x - 2x - 3 = 4x - 2x - 5 0 - 3 = 4x - 2x - 5 so what's 4x - 2x?

28. waterineyes

More you can do to understand better, take x common from 2x - 2x : x(2-2) = x(0) = 0

29. shivraj

ok

30. waterineyes

What is 4x - 2x?? And it is not ok it has some value..

31. shivraj

2

32. waterineyes

Simply 2??

33. lgbasallote

arent you forgetting something?

34. lgbasallote

you're close though ;)

35. lgbasallote

4 - 2 = 2 so what's 4x - 2x?

36. waterineyes

Similarly take x common: x(4-2). Now tell..

37. shivraj

x=2

38. lgbasallote

no..not x = 2 it's x(2) <---this can also be read as...?

39. waterineyes

Great... (4 - 2)x = ??

40. shivraj

2

41. lgbasallote

you're forgetting something..

42. lgbasallote

4 - 2 = 2 so what's 4x - 2x??

43. lgbasallote

notice what's chagning...

44. waterineyes

(4 - 2) multiplied by x = ???

45. lgbasallote

let's try this... 4 - 2 = 2 4 apples - 2 apples = 2 apples 4 mangoes - 2 mangoes = 2 mangoes 4x - 2x = ...?

46. lgbasallote

do you get it @shivraj ??

47. lgbasallote

hmm he/she closed it..

48. waterineyes

Not willing to learn..

49. lgbasallote

indeed...i believe our hints were pretty clear...i see no reason why he/she would have quit

50. waterineyes

He has not any faith on himself..