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Hernandez3158

  • 3 years ago

5x=-3x+16

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  1. ineedhelponmyhw
    • 3 years ago
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    are you trying to find X?

  2. Hernandez3158
    • 3 years ago
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    Yes,

  3. Hernandez3158
    • 3 years ago
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    Do i divide to get x on one side of the = or do i subtract

  4. surdawi
    • 3 years ago
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    5x=-3x+16 5x + 3x = 16 whats next?

  5. Nory
    • 3 years ago
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    Combine like terms.

  6. Hernandez3158
    • 3 years ago
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    Thats wut i figured. Add x's then divide

  7. surdawi
    • 3 years ago
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    ok try it and put the answer so i can check it

  8. Nory
    • 3 years ago
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    Divide by 8, because your equation is 8x = 16.

  9. Hernandez3158
    • 3 years ago
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    8x=16. X=2

  10. surdawi
    • 3 years ago
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    correct

  11. Nory
    • 3 years ago
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    Now substitute your answer in to check it. Though that is the right answer.

  12. Hernandez3158
    • 3 years ago
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    8x2=16

  13. surdawi
    • 3 years ago
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    its better for you to try doing the problem and posting your work this was we can see where you make mistakes and help you

  14. Hernandez3158
    • 3 years ago
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    Thanks everyone im trying to remember how to do this so i can help my kid

  15. Hernandez3158
    • 3 years ago
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    Thanks surdawi

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