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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Multiply both sides by 2.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
OK, let's think of it this way: divide both sides by \(\large {1 \over 2}\).
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AmberCat21Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and what do u mean multiply?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Multiplication... is... the... basic... thing... they... teach... you... in... multiplication... tables.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Remember this? 2 x 1 = 2 2 x 2 = 4 2 x 3 = 6 2 x 4 = 8 2 x 5 = 10 2 x 6 = 12
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Basically, you just wanna get the \(\rm x\) alone.
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AmberCat21Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i'm sorry why do we multiply 2 to both sides is what i meant ;)
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Think of it this way: we must divide both sides by \(\Large {1 \over 2}\) which just means multiplying 2. Right?
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AmberCat21Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
we multiply x by 2?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\rm {1 \over 2}x\cdot 2 = {15 \cdot 2} \]
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AmberCat21Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then the answer will be?
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AmberCat21Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok..so WHAT IF 1/2x is equals to 3..and it will look like 3/2=30?
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jazyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What do mean if (1/2)x = 3? You multiplied by 2 in order to isolate the x...to let it alone on one side. So: \[x = 15 \times 2\]
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AmberCat21Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
why do we multiply it with 2 then?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
As said above, we divide by onehalf which is the same as multiplying 2.
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jazyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
To UNDO the (1/2)x we multiply by 2. We want to solve for x, find it's value. So we need it isolated on one side.
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jazyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Once you multiply by 2, the (1/2) is gone.
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