kristopher1014
4(x − 1) = 2(x + 2) + 6
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sauravshakya
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4(x − 1) = 2(x + 2) + 6
4x-4=2x+4+6
sauravshakya
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Now, can u?
Kaederfds
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i got x=3
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Nope..... @Kaederfds
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4x-4=2x+4+6
4x-2x=4+6+4
2x=14
monica0597
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start by using the distributive property.
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sauravshakya
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so what do u think is the answer @Kaederfds
Kaederfds
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sorry, i'm wrong
kristopher1014
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i got 2x+8+6 what am i doing wrong ?
monica0597
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I think this is how you solve this. Check with someone else though just in case.
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DLS
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4(x − 1) = 2(x + 2) + 6
4x-4=2x+4+6
2x=14
x=7
kristopher1014
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@monica0597 its not because 5 is not an answer but thnks
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lol ur welcome i guess?
panlac01
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try plugging 5 into the original equation and see if it fits
panlac01
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dls demonstrated it
kristopher1014
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@panlac01lol how would that make sence at
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panlac01
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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
kristopher1014
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i know but theres no five in that equation
panlac01
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I know
panlac01
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but there's an x, which can be any value.
kristopher1014
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omfg i know just forget it
panlac01
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but 5 is not the answer
kristopher1014
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@dls how did u get 14 ?
monica0597
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hold up, am i actually right ? @panlac01
panlac01
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what is your answer?
monica0597
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5
panlac01
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then no
sauravshakya
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The answer is 7
panlac01
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check DLS' answer :)
sauravshakya
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right? @panlac01
monica0597
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ohhhhhhh...
panlac01
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monica, you forgot something
monica0597
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what did i forget?
kristopher1014
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can some one shoe me how he got 14 so i can inderstand better ?
kristopher1014
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show *
panlac01
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you added 4 on one side of the equation, but forgot to do it on the other side
monica0597
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oh no wonder. so then that's where you get the 14
monica0597
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like this?
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panlac01
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first, distributive, then group like terms.
now, look for the value of x by isolating it.
panlac01
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yes, monica. that's how DLS did it, and that's how you should do it.
kristopher1014
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lol i get it now , but how do u draw monica ?
monica0597
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oh thanks for correcting me.
@kristopher1014 , there's ur answer
DLS
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:)
monica0597
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there is this little thing at the bottom ofd the box in which you type. it says draw
panlac01
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but in the future, we cannot give out the answer
kristopher1014
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ok i found it
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monica0597
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lol
kristopher1014
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lmfao
DLS
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what u guys doing u.u
kristopher1014
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tlaking what else ?
monica0597
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drawing?
panlac01
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mixing playing time with study time
kristopher1014
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talking*
DLS
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Close the question,you are violating rules,This isn't facebook
panlac01
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panlac01
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he told you off
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No problem.
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@panlac01 haha your picture haha ^^