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kristopher1014

  • 2 years ago

4(x − 1) = 2(x + 2) + 6

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  1. sauravshakya
    • 2 years ago
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    4(x − 1) = 2(x + 2) + 6 4x-4=2x+4+6

  2. sauravshakya
    • 2 years ago
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    Now, can u?

  3. Kaederfds
    • 2 years ago
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    i got x=3

  4. sauravshakya
    • 2 years ago
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    Nope..... @Kaederfds

  5. sauravshakya
    • 2 years ago
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    4x-4=2x+4+6 4x-2x=4+6+4 2x=14

  6. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    start by using the distributive property. |dw:1345262204345:dw|

  7. sauravshakya
    • 2 years ago
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    so what do u think is the answer @Kaederfds

  8. Kaederfds
    • 2 years ago
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    sorry, i'm wrong

  9. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    i got 2x+8+6 what am i doing wrong ?

  10. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    I think this is how you solve this. Check with someone else though just in case. |dw:1345262530432:dw|

  11. DLS
    • 2 years ago
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    4(x − 1) = 2(x + 2) + 6 4x-4=2x+4+6 2x=14 x=7

  12. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    @monica0597 its not because 5 is not an answer but thnks

  13. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    lol ur welcome i guess?

  14. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    try plugging 5 into the original equation and see if it fits

  15. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    dls demonstrated it

  16. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    @panlac01lol how would that make sence at ?

  17. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    everytime you get the answer for x, you ought to to plug the value into the original equation to see if it fits. that is the only way to check if your value for x is correct

  18. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    i know but theres no five in that equation

  19. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    I know

  20. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    but there's an x, which can be any value.

  21. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    omfg i know just forget it

  22. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    but 5 is not the answer

  23. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    @dls how did u get 14 ?

  24. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    hold up, am i actually right ? @panlac01

  25. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    what is your answer?

  26. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    5

  27. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    then no

  28. sauravshakya
    • 2 years ago
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    The answer is 7

  29. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    check DLS' answer :)

  30. sauravshakya
    • 2 years ago
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    right? @panlac01

  31. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    ohhhhhhh...

  32. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    monica, you forgot something

  33. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    what did i forget?

  34. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    can some one shoe me how he got 14 so i can inderstand better ?

  35. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    show *

  36. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    you added 4 on one side of the equation, but forgot to do it on the other side

  37. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    oh no wonder. so then that's where you get the 14

  38. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    like this? |dw:1345263416469:dw|

  39. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    first, distributive, then group like terms. now, look for the value of x by isolating it.

  40. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    yes, monica. that's how DLS did it, and that's how you should do it.

  41. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    lol i get it now , but how do u draw monica ?

  42. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    oh thanks for correcting me. @kristopher1014 , there's ur answer

  43. DLS
    • 2 years ago
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    :)

  44. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    there is this little thing at the bottom ofd the box in which you type. it says draw

  45. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    but in the future, we cannot give out the answer

  46. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    ok i found it

  47. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1345263668277:dw|

  48. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    lol

  49. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    lmfao

  50. DLS
    • 2 years ago
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    what u guys doing u.u

  51. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    tlaking what else ?

  52. monica0597
    • 2 years ago
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    drawing?

  53. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    mixing playing time with study time

  54. kristopher1014
    • 2 years ago
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    talking*

  55. DLS
    • 2 years ago
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    Close the question,you are violating rules,This isn't facebook

  56. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1345263804868:dw|

  57. panlac01
    • 2 years ago
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    he told you off

  58. cshalvey
    • 2 years ago
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    No problem.

  59. Kaederfds
    • 2 years ago
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    @panlac01 haha your picture haha ^^

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