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  • 3 years ago

Solve: -20 - 3a = - 5(a - 2)

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  1. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    \[-20 - 3a = -5(a - 2)\]\[\LARGE Distribute!\]\[-20 - 3a = -5a + 10\]Can you solve from here?

  2. pokemon23
    • 3 years ago
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    FOLLOW PEMDAS LEFT TO RIGHT IN THIS CASE THE GUY ABOVE ME SAID DISTRIBUTE.

  3. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    Simplifying further... \[-20 - 3a = -5a + 10 \implies 2a = 30 \implies a = ?\]

  4. mc32141
    • 3 years ago
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    thank u guys

  5. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    Glad to help :)

  6. pokemon23
    • 3 years ago
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    At your service.

  7. mc32141
    • 3 years ago
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    15

  8. pokemon23
    • 3 years ago
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    A=15 correct

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