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WhyteMonks
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Anyone knows how to do this?? Separate 38 into two numbers such that three times the smaller is 16 less than twice the larger.
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WhyteMonks Group Title
Anyone knows how to do this?? Separate 38 into two numbers such that three times the smaller is 16 less than twice the larger.
 2 years ago
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
let 38 be separated into x and 38x
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WhyteMonks Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do we set them equal to each other?
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
three times the smaller is 16 less than twice the larger. so 3x+16 2(36x) got this ?
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Only if those two "numbers" are equal to each other! Otherwise, no!
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
3x+16= 2(36x)
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WhyteMonks Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay, then solve right?
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
find x from there, u will get the smaller number
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WhyteMonks Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then substitute for the right, correct?
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, but first tell me what did u get 'x' value.
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WhyteMonks Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is that correct?
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, even i get 11.2, i wonder why is it not and integer, anyways, find larger using 36x= ?
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WhyteMonks Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
using 36? or 38?
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WhyteMonks Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its okay, but I got 26.8 for large
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ohh.thats why we didn't get an integer, its 38, sorry my typing mistake
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
solve this : 3x+16= 2(38x)
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WhyteMonks Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i got 28 for large, 10 for small
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i got x=12, please verify the calculations.....
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WhyteMonks Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh yeah, your're right
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WhyteMonks Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the larger is 26
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thats correct :)
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WhyteMonks Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you
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