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anonymous
 4 years ago
Solve: 5(x + 8) = 7(x − 2)
A.17
B.−17
C.27
D.−27
anonymous
 4 years ago
Solve: 5(x + 8) = 7(x − 2) A.17 B.−17 C.27 D.−27

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hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0distribute using a(b+c)=ab+ac

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u get 5x+40 = 7x14 can u solve further ??

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's simple multiplication .. multiply 5 with x and 8 .... and multiply 7 with x and 2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0as hartnn mentioned ,a(b+c)=ab+ac implies, 5(x+8)=5*x + 5*8 = 5x+40 and 7(x2)=7*x7*2=7x14 = 5(x+8)=7(x2) = 5x+40=7x14 now subtract both sides by 5x, = 5x+405x=7x145x = 40 = 2x14 now add 14 both sides, = 40+14 = 2x14+14 = 54 = 2x now divide both sides by 2 , = 54/2 = 2x/2 = 37=x

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this is so confusing!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmm well 3 of us explained in our own way.. can u tell on which specific part u r stuck at?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well I thinkk shubham.bagrecha explained it the best out of all. I am trying to look at it from his point, but its still confusing.
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