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Katlyn99

  • 2 years ago

17-x/4=-10

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  1. MicroBot
    • 2 years ago
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    and the question is?:P

  2. Katlyn99
    • 2 years ago
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    I'm suppose to show all the steps to that. That is all I was given.

  3. MicroBot
    • 2 years ago
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    ok : is it (17-x)/4=-10 or 17- (x/4)=-10?

  4. Katlyn99
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    (17-x)/4=-10

  5. MicroBot
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    ok wanna do this with me step by step?

  6. Katlyn99
    • 2 years ago
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    yes please

  7. MicroBot
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    ok so what do we see: you have (17-x) that we can see as an other variable lets say a. so 17-x=a so you have a/4=-10 right?

  8. Katlyn99
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    yes

  9. MicroBot
    • 2 years ago
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    ok so now please tell me what do you have to do to find how much is a? a=?

  10. MicroBot
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    what do you have to move and where in a/4=-10 to get an a=...

  11. Katlyn99
    • 2 years ago
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    divide 4 to both sides

  12. MicroBot
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    well not divide but multiply . so please do this for me.

  13. Katlyn99
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    a=-40

  14. MicroBot
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    ok great! now substitute a with 17-x.

  15. Katlyn99
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    ok thanks:)

  16. MicroBot
    • 2 years ago
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    did you get the answer? when u see equations too complicated u can substitute things to see it more clearly:)if you need help message me:)

  17. Katlyn99
    • 2 years ago
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    yes I got and I will:)

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