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mumina1999 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i am confused a bit with this equation and i would like someone to explain to me how to solve this
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Nameless Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
first you need to distribute the 2
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Nameless Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then distribute a 1 for the  sign in front of the other. then, combine like terms, isolate your variable and solve.
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Nameless Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so 2(x+2) = 2(x) + 2(2) for the first part
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Nameless Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the second you are going to do 1(x) and 1(1)
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Nameless Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so for the first part you should have 2x+4 right?
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Nameless Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so for the 2nd part ou should have x  1. put that all together and you have 2x+2x1=8
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Nameless Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
now simplify by combining like terms .. thus x+1 = 8. then you need to move that 1 over to the other side by subtracting it from each side. so x+11=81 .. now you have x = 81
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mumina1999 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but wjere did u get the 1 from
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Nameless Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im sorry.. it should be + 1
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mumina1999 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
o nevermind i got it because of the  sign infront before the x + 1 rifght?
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Nameless Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes it should be x = 8+1 since you have to add 1 to both sides.. my mistake
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math456 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so here you are looking for x!
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math456 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
first multiply out the 2 with the stuff thats inside the brackets.
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Nameless Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and yes.. because of the minus sign. u distribute that as well
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math456 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
2x+4x1=8
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Nameless Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
good luck
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math456 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now you subtract! 2xx+41=8
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math456 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
here its x+3=8 not subtracy the 3 on both sides. you will get x=83 so the x=5
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mumina1999 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you both!!!!
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math456 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
u r weclome :)
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