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0.2x + .6  8x  12 = 0.9



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hang254
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can you explain how u did it please?

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@hoblos

kiamonstaa
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combine like terms

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so combine 0.2x 8x

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so its 7.8x11.4=0.9

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yes, then you would add 11.4 to both sides

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which is 12.3 then divide 2.3 by 7.8

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which is how i got 1.5769 but you can round it to 1.58

hang254
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oh, thank you so much!
this will help me in my class :)

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welcome! :))

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one more thing. if it was 0.2x + .6  8x + 12= 0.9
would the answer be positive 1.5?

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no, it would be 1.6

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I got x=1.5 even

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hmm.....i check my work

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oh i see. my mistake.

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ok, i was just looking at it and i was like hmm let me try that.