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AlainBarreto

  • 3 years ago

How do I solve : 3/10x - 1/5= -2

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  1. moser90
    • 3 years ago
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    add 1/5 to both sides

  2. kcheung1
    • 3 years ago
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    and then multiply by the recipricol of 3/10

  3. kcheung1
    • 3 years ago
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    is it (3/10)x - 1/5 = -2?

  4. Freyes
    • 3 years ago
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    x = 6?

  5. Idunnolearning
    • 3 years ago
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    its easier to make the terms similar so make -1/5 -2/10

  6. Trexy
    • 3 years ago
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    does the answer has to be fraction?

  7. Idunnolearning
    • 3 years ago
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    add 2/10 from both sides

  8. Idunnolearning
    • 3 years ago
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    so now you have 3/10x=-2+2/10

  9. Idunnolearning
    • 3 years ago
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    now multiply both sides by 10/3

  10. Idunnolearning
    • 3 years ago
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    and you have your answer

  11. AlainBarreto
    • 3 years ago
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    The answer should be -6. I just want to figure out an easy way to solve.

  12. AlainBarreto
    • 3 years ago
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    @Trexy no but it should be -6. Could you show me in sketch? Sorry I'm a visual learner :)

  13. Trexy
    • 3 years ago
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    ok this how i Solve it but I dont know how people solve the other way. so I got |dw:1348266248654:dw| |dw:1348266318719:dw|

  14. AlainBarreto
    • 3 years ago
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    @Trexy Thanks dood!! :)

  15. Trexy
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1348266516879:dw| if you dont know how to use fraction try using decimal first and then fraction. and ur welcome @AlainBarreto

  16. AlainBarreto
    • 3 years ago
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    Definitely will do, my test is tmrw so any tips like this really help. You've got a new fan lol

  17. Trexy
    • 3 years ago
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    What class is this? Algebra II?

  18. AlainBarreto
    • 3 years ago
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    Yeah

  19. Trexy
    • 3 years ago
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    haha ok.. Im taking that too..

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