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anonymous
 4 years ago
Help me solve this
2(x + 2) − (x + 1) = 8
anonymous
 4 years ago
Help me solve this 2(x + 2) − (x + 1) = 8

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i am confused a bit with this equation and i would like someone to explain to me how to solve this

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first you need to distribute the 2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then distribute a 1 for the  sign in front of the other. then, combine like terms, isolate your variable and solve.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 2(x+2) = 2(x) + 2(2) for the first part

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the second you are going to do 1(x) and 1(1)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so for the first part you should have 2x+4 right?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so for the 2nd part ou should have x  1. put that all together and you have 2x+2x1=8

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now 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

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but wjere did u get the 1 from

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im sorry.. it should be + 1

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0o nevermind i got it because of the  sign infront before the x + 1 rifght?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes it should be x = 8+1 since you have to add 1 to both sides.. my mistake

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so here you are looking for x!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first multiply out the 2 with the stuff thats inside the brackets.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and yes.. because of the minus sign. u distribute that as well

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now you subtract! 2xx+41=8

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here its x+3=8 not subtracy the 3 on both sides. you will get x=83 so the x=5
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