## STUCKINTHIS 3 years ago Solve for x: 1 over 3 (2x − 8) = 4

1. iheartfood

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2. iheartfood

write it out like that and do u know what ur next step is?

3. jhonyy9

so i think first you need decise that 2x-8 is in numerator or denominator ?

4. STUCKINTHIS

do you AHG!! parenthesis comes first? lol

5. iheartfood

yup u gotta distribute now :)

6. iheartfood

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7. iheartfood

so u want to get a common demoniator now :) so do this|dw:1348781622508:dw|

8. STUCKINTHIS

im such a quiter :c idk

9. iheartfood

what do u get there @STUCKINTHIS ??

10. STUCKINTHIS

10?

11. iheartfood

no, you get this.. hold on ima draw it for u :)

12. STUCKINTHIS

Alrighty

13. STUCKINTHIS

:3

14. iheartfood

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15. iheartfood

so now ur equation is 2x-8=12 can u understand what i drew up there?? sorry its kinda messy lol :D

16. STUCKINTHIS

let me check it out hold on :)

17. iheartfood

kk :) remember u gotta solve for x :) (Hint: isolate the x!)

18. iheartfood

and show me ur work!! :)

19. STUCKINTHIS

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20. iheartfood

can u show me ur work pls just to make sure? :D

21. STUCKINTHIS

yeah hold on (:

22. iheartfood

mmk :)

23. STUCKINTHIS

ok so you multiplied 1x2 = 2 then 1x8= 8 And gave you 2x-8 and WOe wait CONFUSED!

24. iheartfood

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25. STUCKINTHIS

OH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

26. iheartfood

and to double check plug it into the original equation :)|dw:1348782181359:dw|

27. iheartfood

28. STUCKINTHIS

OMGOSH! and i was stuck on this prob for 20 mins -_- lol THANKS! youre Awesome!

29. iheartfood

ur welkers!! :) hahaha bye now :)

30. STUCKINTHIS

Bye :D