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Solve the equation. x  9 = 6x + 5



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beketso
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first group the like terms

philliesx3baby
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really? add or subtract like terms 7x = 14, divide 7 by both sides, x = 14/7. simplify 2/1. your answer is 2

madisonmaruhnich94
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yeah really ive never learned any of this. thanks.

moser90
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do you understand or do you want another explanation

madisonmaruhnich94
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can you explain please

moser90
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okay you can do it different ways I will show you the way I learned it
first you want to get x on one side

philliesx3baby
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moser90
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like thisdw:1347471536424:dw

moser90
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do you see what I did

math456
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okay so first u should have ur x's on side!
x+6x=5+9
add them out!
7x=14
divide 7 on both sides, u'll get x=2

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On both sides of the equation, add 6x + 9 and then divide by 7.