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5(2x-1) =4(x+3) solve the equation
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zordoloom
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Start by distributing both right side and left side.
rahul91
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10x-5 = 4x+12
6x=17
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thats it
zordoloom
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@rahul91 pretty much gave you the correct answer.
zzr0ck3r
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we should not just give answers...
pudding
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THNK U!! SO I DO DISTRIBUTIVE PROPERTY AND THEN I SUBRACT 4 ON BOTH SIDES?
Muskan
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pudding
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IT'S NO SOLUTION THEN?
rahul91
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1st apply distributive property
we get 10x-5=4x+12
group x terms to one side, when we take a number to otherside of equation (= sign ) change the sign of the number
ie; 10x-4x=12+5
6x=17
pudding
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yeah but u have to simplify it right? so x= 17/6
zordoloom
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Yep. Exactly
rahul91
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yes x= 17/6 ...atlast
rahul91
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x is not unknown anymore :D
pudding
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so u leave it as a fraction right? ahaha
rahul91
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yep!
pudding
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yayy thnk u so muchh!! :P
pudding
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wooohooo i got a medalll xD i feel special ahha jkjk
rahul91
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:)
pudding
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wait i forgeot to put a negative 4 so it's like 5(2x-1)=-4(x+3) would that equal to x= -2??
zordoloom
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no, x=-1/2
pudding
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thnks u c: