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Mathwiz28

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

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  1. sonja_lee2
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    add like terms

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    add?

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

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  4. Mathwiz28
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    9p

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    right?

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  6. sonja_lee2
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    i got -7p

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  7. Mathwiz28
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    how so

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

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    -5p + -3p equals -8p

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    o wait i see now my bad

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    ok now what?

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    theres still a 1

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

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    subtract the one from the 8 and cancel the one

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    wait you solving for p right?

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  16. Mathwiz28
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    yeah

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    -8-1 is what? -7?

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    o i c

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    wait its -8 minus 1 or -1

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

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  21. sonja_lee2
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    -8+(-1)=

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    -9

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    wait so its -7p = -9 wtf

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    hey wait you still there

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    isnt the answer 1

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