nicole06
4y-16+8y=-4
4y-8y ? =-4y
-4y-16=-4 ????
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nicole06
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whats the next step o: ?
JenniferSmart1
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ok so you have
\[4y-16+8y=-4\]
correct?
nicole06
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yeah
JenniferSmart1
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First things first....add the y's on the left hand side of the equal sign
\[(4y+8y)-16=-4\]
I'm putting parenthesis to point out that I want you to add the y's first and leave the rest alone for now.
JenniferSmart1
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what would you get?
nicole06
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12y - 16 = -4
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awesome!
now how do we get the -16 to the right hand side?
make a guess :)
nicole06
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by subtracting 16 to the other side?
JenniferSmart1
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almost :)
you would add 16
take a look...
12y (- 16 +16)= -4+16
so (-16+16) is zero correct?
JenniferSmart1
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then you are left with
12y=-4+16
nicole06
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I GET IT THAANKSS :))!!
JenniferSmart1
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no prob...so what's the answer?
nicole06
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JenniferSmart1
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Perfect!
nicole06
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thanks !
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yw