## Katlyn99 3 years ago 17-x/4=-10

1. MicroBot

and the question is?:P

2. Katlyn99

I'm suppose to show all the steps to that. That is all I was given.

3. MicroBot

ok : is it (17-x)/4=-10 or 17- (x/4)=-10?

4. Katlyn99

(17-x)/4=-10

5. MicroBot

ok wanna do this with me step by step?

6. Katlyn99

7. MicroBot

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

yes

9. MicroBot

ok so now please tell me what do you have to do to find how much is a? a=?

10. MicroBot

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

11. Katlyn99

divide 4 to both sides

12. MicroBot

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

13. Katlyn99

a=-40

14. MicroBot

ok great! now substitute a with 17-x.

15. Katlyn99

ok thanks:)

16. MicroBot

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

yes I got and I will:)