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MixMasterTX

  • 2 years ago

Ok....I am having a brain fart here.... Translate five times a number decreased by twice the same number.

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    a number be a x

  2. 91
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    five times a number 5x

  3. 91
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    decrease -

  4. MixMasterTX
    • 2 years ago
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    ok so is it 5x-2x??

  5. Calcmathlete
    • 2 years ago
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    Which can be simplified to...?

  6. MixMasterTX
    • 2 years ago
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    3x

  7. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1342923809624:dw|

  8. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    actually it just says translate....

  9. Calcmathlete
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    Yup :) lol lg ;)

  10. MixMasterTX
    • 2 years ago
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    Thanks....I'm working on a final exam and this question just popped up and it threw me for a loop.

  11. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    5x - 2x seems right enough if just asking to translate,. but if it's translate and simplify it shouldbe 3x

  12. TheViper
    • 2 years ago
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    Let the no. be 'x', it's 5 times is equal to '5x' & two times is '2x' subtract it from 5x:) 5x-2x=??

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