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Mathwiz28

  • 3 years ago

p-1-5p-3p=-8

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  1. sonja_lee2
    • 3 years ago
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    add like terms

  2. Mathwiz28
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    add?

  3. sonja_lee2
    • 3 years ago
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    like _5p, -3p, and p are like terms so add them and what do u get?

  4. Mathwiz28
    • 3 years ago
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    9p

  5. Mathwiz28
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    right?

  6. sonja_lee2
    • 3 years ago
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    i got -7p

  7. Mathwiz28
    • 3 years ago
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    how so

  8. sonja_lee2
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    i did -5p+(-3p)+p=-7p

  9. Mathwiz28
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    -5p + -3p equals -8p

  10. Mathwiz28
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    o wait i see now my bad

  11. Mathwiz28
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    ok now what?

  12. Mathwiz28
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    theres still a 1

  13. sonja_lee2
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    then it comes out to -7p+1=-8 then you do what?

  14. Mathwiz28
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    subtract the one from the 8 and cancel the one

  15. sonja_lee2
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    wait you solving for p right?

  16. Mathwiz28
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    yeah

  17. Mathwiz28
    • 3 years ago
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    -8-1 is what? -7?

  18. Mathwiz28
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    o i c

  19. Mathwiz28
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    wait its -8 minus 1 or -1

  20. Mathwiz28
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    I always get confused so if i minus 1 from negative 8 its -7 or -9?

  21. sonja_lee2
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    -8+(-1)=

  22. Mathwiz28
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    -9

  23. Mathwiz28
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    wait so its -7p = -9 wtf

  24. Mathwiz28
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    hey wait you still there

  25. Mathwiz28
    • 3 years ago
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    isnt the answer 1

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