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aliceglass20
 2 years ago
Solve for x. 8/X=x/11
aliceglass20
 2 years ago
Solve for x. 8/X=x/11

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completeidiot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x=X? or are they different variables?

aliceglass20
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No I meant to make them the same.

completeidiot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you know how to cross multiply?

completeidiot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1cross multiplication ex.dw:1346962247300:dw

aliceglass20
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but how do you know what x and y are?

meylispena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1346962226871:dw

completeidiot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it was just an example x and y were just random variables

meylispena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you cross multiply, the 8 with the 11 and the x combine like terms. you have to get rid of the exponent by applying the square root.

aliceglass20
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know but in my problem also, how would you multiply two variables if they're not numbers/

aliceglass20
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the square root of 8x11?

meylispena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1346962422728:dw

aliceglass20
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So would the answer be either be 44 or 88? @completeidiot @meylispena ?

meylispena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you have to find the square root of 88.

aliceglass20
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But the only answer choices are 44, 22 square root of 2, 2 square root 22, and 88..

completeidiot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\sqrt{88}=\sqrt{4*22}=\sqrt{4}\sqrt{22}=2\sqrt{22}\]

meylispena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what completeidiot said, lol.
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