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  • 3 years ago

Solve the equation. 2(a − 4) = 3(a + 8)

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  1. laraalexis82298
    • 3 years ago
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    Do you know how to start it? :)

  2. arisauotani
    • 3 years ago
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    Distribute first.

  3. laraalexis82298
    • 3 years ago
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    Right. SO distribute to ALL #s and then what? :)

  4. algebra2sucks
    • 3 years ago
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    i'm just guessing but i think 2a - 8 = 3a + 24?

  5. laraalexis82298
    • 3 years ago
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    YES now combine like terms...

  6. Kashan
    • 3 years ago
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    2a-8= 3a + 24 2a= 3a + 24 +8 2a= 3a + 32 2a-3a= 32 -a=32 a=-32

  7. laraalexis82298
    • 3 years ago
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    ^^ Awesome!

  8. algebra2sucks
    • 3 years ago
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    thank you

  9. Kashan
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    Thanks... :)

  10. laraalexis82298
    • 3 years ago
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    Np :)

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