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sonja_lee2

  • 2 years ago

solve the equation for y. 4x+7y-5x=8x-4+4y

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  1. Chlorophyll
    • 2 years ago
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    Arrange all y terms to the left side, the rest to the right side: Can you show it?

  2. sonja_lee2
    • 2 years ago
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    how would i do that?

  3. Chlorophyll
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    Since 4y currently on the right side, move it to the left first

  4. sonja_lee2
    • 2 years ago
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    so would i minus 4y to the 7y?

  5. sonja_lee2
    • 2 years ago
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    then is comes out to 4x+3y-5x=8x-4 right?

  6. sonja_lee2
    • 2 years ago
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    -1x?

  7. Chlorophyll
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    then move -x to the right side

  8. sonja_lee2
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    so i would add -x to 8x?

  9. Chlorophyll
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    when you switch the SIDE, then the SIGN changed! 8x + x = ...

  10. sonja_lee2
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    9x

  11. sonja_lee2
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    3y=9x-4?

  12. Chlorophyll
    • 2 years ago
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    Final step is divide both side by 3 => y = ...

  13. Chlorophyll
    • 2 years ago
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    @sonja_lee2 Where are you?

  14. sonja_lee2
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    y=9x-4/3?

  15. sonja_lee2
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    y=3x-1.333

  16. Chlorophyll
    • 2 years ago
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    Actually, keep the fraction y = 3x - 4/3

  17. sonja_lee2
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    oh okay

  18. sonja_lee2
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    can u also help me with solving for w. -3u-w=u+5w

  19. Chlorophyll
    • 2 years ago
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    Just open the new post for each new question, so more helpers can solve, too :)

  20. sonja_lee2
    • 2 years ago
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    k

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