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4(x − 1) = 2(x + 2) + 6

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

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  2. sauravshakya
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    Now, can u?

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  3. Kaederfds
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    i got x=3

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  4. sauravshakya
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    Nope..... @Kaederfds

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  5. sauravshakya
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    4x-4=2x+4+6 4x-2x=4+6+4 2x=14

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  6. monica0597
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    start by using the distributive property. |dw:1345262204345:dw|

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  7. sauravshakya
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    so what do u think is the answer @Kaederfds

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  8. Kaederfds
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    sorry, i'm wrong

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

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

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

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  12. kristopher1014
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    @monica0597 its not because 5 is not an answer but thnks

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  13. monica0597
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    lol ur welcome i guess?

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  14. panlac01
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    try plugging 5 into the original equation and see if it fits

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  15. panlac01
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    dls demonstrated it

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  16. kristopher1014
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    @panlac01lol how would that make sence at ?

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  17. 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

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  18. kristopher1014
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    i know but theres no five in that equation

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  19. panlac01
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    I know

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  20. panlac01
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    but there's an x, which can be any value.

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  21. kristopher1014
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    omfg i know just forget it

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  22. panlac01
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    but 5 is not the answer

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  23. kristopher1014
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    @dls how did u get 14 ?

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  24. monica0597
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    hold up, am i actually right ? @panlac01

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  25. panlac01
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    what is your answer?

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  26. monica0597
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    5

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  27. panlac01
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    then no

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  28. sauravshakya
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    The answer is 7

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  29. panlac01
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    check DLS' answer :)

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  30. sauravshakya
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    right? @panlac01

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  31. monica0597
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    ohhhhhhh...

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  32. panlac01
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    monica, you forgot something

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  33. monica0597
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    what did i forget?

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

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  35. kristopher1014
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    show *

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

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

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  38. monica0597
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    like this? |dw:1345263416469:dw|

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

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

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

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

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  43. DLS
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    :)

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

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  45. panlac01
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    but in the future, we cannot give out the answer

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  46. kristopher1014
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    ok i found it

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  47. kristopher1014
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    |dw:1345263668277:dw|

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  48. monica0597
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    lol

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  49. kristopher1014
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    lmfao

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  50. DLS
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    what u guys doing u.u

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  51. kristopher1014
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    tlaking what else ?

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  52. monica0597
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    drawing?

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  53. panlac01
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    mixing playing time with study time

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  54. kristopher1014
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    talking*

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

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  56. panlac01
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    |dw:1345263804868:dw|

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  57. panlac01
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    he told you off

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  58. cshalvey
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    No problem.

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  59. Kaederfds
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    @panlac01 haha your picture haha ^^

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