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gillian0100
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please help me with this problem , i need to know what the steps are on how to find x  286(2x+4)=124 .
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gillian0100 Group Title
please help me with this problem , i need to know what the steps are on how to find x  286(2x+4)=124 .
 2 years ago
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
first use the distributive property \(a(b+c)=ab+ac\)
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
and tell me what u get for 6(2x+4)
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cathyangs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Is that really the best course of action? I would think that subtracting 28, and then dividing by 6...etc would be faster.
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gillian0100 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah i dont remember the teacher saying anything about doing that hartnn
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
this action will lead to dividing by 12 in the end,whicj is simpler than dividing by 6
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gillian0100 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im confused can somone write out all the steps , then i can study what you did ? i have other problems like this on my homework i need to know how to solve this type of problem
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
i mean dividing by 6 and 2 also *
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cathyangs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Personally, this is my approach: 286(2x+4)=124 Subtract 28 6(2x+4)=96 multiply by 1, then divide by 6 (2x+4)=96/6=16 rewrite as 2x+4=16 subtract 4 2x=20 divide by 2 x=10 This is my way of doing these kinds of questions, but there are definitely others.
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gillian0100 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i like this way , it seems easy to understand thank you! !
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cathyangs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You're welcome! :) I'm glad to help.
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
286(2x+4)=124 distribute 28  12x  24 = 124 28  24  124 = 12x 120 = 12x x = 10
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
either way is same amount of work
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gillian0100 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
acually that way of doing it looks more familiar
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