hang254
  • hang254
0.2x + .6 - 8x - 12 = 0.9
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hang254
  • hang254
can you explain how u did it please?
hang254
  • hang254
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anonymous
  • anonymous
combine like terms

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hang254
  • hang254
so combine 0.2x- 8x
anonymous
  • anonymous
so its -7.8x-11.4=0.9
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes, then you would add 11.4 to both sides
anonymous
  • anonymous
which is 12.3 then divide 2.3 by -7.8
anonymous
  • anonymous
which is how i got -1.5769 but you can round it to -1.58
hang254
  • hang254
oh, thank you so much! this will help me in my class :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
welcome! :))
hang254
  • hang254
one more thing. if it was 0.2x + .6 - 8x + 12= 0.9 would the answer be positive 1.5?
anonymous
  • anonymous
no, it would be -1.6
anonymous
  • anonymous
I got x=1.5 even
anonymous
  • anonymous
hmm.....i check my work
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh i see. my mistake.
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok, i was just looking at it and i was like hmm let me try that.

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