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What is the solution of the equation?
4p/6 + 27= 39
A. 22
B. 99
C. 4
D. 18
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What is the solution of the equation? 4p/6 + 27= 39 A. 22 B. 99 C. 4 D. 18
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
We want to isolate p so the first step would be to subtract 27 to both sides. What do you get then?
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daboss33Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can you please explain a little more
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
We want p to be by itself on one side. That means that everything expect the p on the left hand side must go away. We have a positive 27 on the left hand side. We want to get rid of it and we do this by subtract it by 27. But we must remember if we do something on one side we must also do the same exact thing on the other side. That's why I said subtract both sides by 27. Understand?
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daboss33Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok i got it i think but how would i subtract 27 from a fraction
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you don't it cancels out the +27 and it goes away.
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daboss33Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
scratches head umm ok so 27 minus 27 equals zero
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
4p/6 + 27= 39 Subtract 27 to both sides 4p/6 + 2727= 3927 now you get 4p/6 + 0= 3927 then the right sides simplifies to 4p/6 + 0= 12 zero goes away 4p/6 = 12
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It's ok if you get confuse just read over the posts again. We have this now 4p/6 = 12 I'm going write it in a program so you can see it in a different way. It's still the same problem it just looks nicer now \[\frac{4}{6}p= 12 \]
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You then have to multiply both sides by 6. This will get rid of the 6 in the fraction from the left hand side.
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You then have to multiply both sides by 6. This will get rid of the 6 in the fraction from the left hand side. \[6*\frac{4}{6}p =12*6\\4p =12*6\\4p=72\]
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The last step will be to divide both sides by 4. This will get rid of the 4 on the left hand side.
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes you are right p=18 good job!
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daboss33Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dude you rock lol feel like helping me with a few more??
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