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Write an equation and solve. Two times the difference of a number decreased by five is fourteen. What is the number?
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Write an equation and solve. Two times the difference of a number decreased by five is fourteen. What is the number?
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gallaxharBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Solve for x: 2 x5 = 14 Isolate terms with x to the left hand side. Add 5 to both sides: 2 x+(55) = 14+5 Look for two terms that sum to zero. 55 = 0: 2 x = 14+5 Evaluate 14+5. 14+5 = 19: 2 x = 19 Solve for x. Divide both sides of 2 x = 19 by 2: Answer: x = 19/2
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1on1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Isn't this saying 2(x 5)=14 ?
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EpikRebelBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I was going to say that.
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gallaxharBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
haha, oh I didn't even look at the original question that hard just took her equation
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gallaxharBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Solve for x: 2 (x5) = 14 Divide both sides by a constant to simplify the equation. Divide both sides of 2 (x5) = 14 by 2: x5 = 14/2 Divide 14 by 2. 14/2 = (2×7)/2 = 7: x5 = 7 Isolate terms with x to the left hand side. Add 5 to both sides: x+(55) = 7+5 Look for two terms that sum to zero. 55 = 0: x = 7+5 Evaluate 7+5. 7+5 = 12: Answer: x = 12
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spidergirl51Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Write an equation and solve. Five times the difference of a number subtracted from ten is forty. What is the number?
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1on1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The question was confusingly worded IMHO
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gallaxharBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Solve for x: 5 (x10) = 40 Divide both sides by a constant to simplify the equation. Divide both sides of 5 (x10) = 40 by 5: x10 = 40/5 Divide 40 by 5. 40/5 = (5×8)/5 = 8: x10 = 8 Isolate terms with x to the left hand side. Add 10 to both sides: x+(1010) = 8+10 Look for two terms that sum to zero. 1010 = 0: x = 8+10 Evaluate 8+10. 8+10 = 18: Answer: x = 18
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