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rannsan
 2 years ago
solve for x:
7x+2y=5
rannsan
 2 years ago
solve for x: 7x+2y=5

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lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0subtract 2y from both sides 7x = 5  2y divide both sides by 7 x = (52y)7 does that help?

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that should be x = (52y)/7

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ashna it's solve for x

rannsan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I am totally confused now

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@rannsan just follow what i said above

ashna
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.07x+2y=5 Subtract the 2y on both sides 7x=2y+5 Now divided both sides of the equation by 7 x=(2/7)y+5/7

rannsan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I still am not following

waterineyes
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Let us go step by step: Subtract 2y both the sides first.. Can you do this @rannsan

rannsan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1trying, this is my first algebra class and it has totally confused me

waterineyes
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2See I give you similar example: Suppose we have: 5x+4y=10 Now subtract 4y both the sides: dw:1344575744194:dw Now to find x we must get rid of 5 attached to it so divide by 5 both the sides: dw:1344575819560:dw Getting @rannsan

waterineyes
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2From both the sides.. Just see the example above and follow the similar steps..

waterineyes
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2There I have subtracted 4y both the sides but in original question you have to subtract 2y from both the sides..

rannsan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1OMG my first correct problem ever thank you so much.................
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