ilovenyc
Solve: −negative 1 over 2 x + 3 = −x + 7
A) 1/2 B) 8 C) 8 D) 2



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Geometry_Hater
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Get x by itself

ilovenyc
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yeah but what would the answer be?

Geometry_Hater
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did you do the work yet?
I cant just give you the answer......

ilovenyc
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why not

Geometry_Hater
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Because you'll never learn it
You already know how you need to get x by itself.......Now what do you need to do first?

ilovenyc
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okay is the answer 2?

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howd you get 2?

ilovenyc
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1/2 + 3x = x^2 + 7x
x^2 4x = 1/2
x^2 4x + 4 = 4  1/2
(x2)^2 = 14/4
x2 = +/sqrt(14)/2
x = [4 +/ sqrt14] /2

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There you go you showed your work and it is two btw good job

ilovenyc
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thank you!