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Choose the procedure you would use to solve the equation 5x + 6 = 41 for x.

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  1. sadrian Group Title
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    i'd split knowns and unknowns

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    is this multiple choice? the answer formats can vary

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    Subtract six from both sides, and then multiply by five on both sides. Divide both sides by five, and then add six to both sides. Subtract six from both sides, and then divide by five on both sides. Divide both sides by five, and then subtract five from both sides.

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    those are the answers to choose from

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    okay, thats easy

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    c

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    first, you want to isolate x so you want to get 5x by itself on one side. To do that, you have to subtract six from both sides. This leaves you with 5x=35. Now, you have to divide both sides by 5 and you get x=7

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    @sadrian don't post just the answers. you need to have an explanation

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  9. halojosh Group Title
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    so the answer is c

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    @Sunshine447 it was my first comment. Spare me the reports everybody

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    @sadrian http://openstudy.com/code-of-conduct

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    @Sunshine447 thank you very much, I am well aware of it

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    okay, just making sure

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    @halojosh so, in this case, it is C

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