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rebecca1233

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Sally worked the following equation on her paper. She checked her answer and found that is was incorrect. Identify her mistakes and explain to her how to correct them. (hint: There are 2 mistakes.)

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  1. rebecca1233
    • 3 years ago
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    3(8x-2) = 46 - 2(12x+1) 24x-6 = 46 - 24x + 2 24x -6 = 48 - 24x 48-6 = 48 48x = 42 x=42/48 or 7/8

  2. imron07
    • 3 years ago
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    24x-6 = 46 - 24x + 2 48-6 = 48

  3. hba
    • 3 years ago
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    oj

  4. Faris_Waleed
    • 3 years ago
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    First mistake: -2(12x+1)=-24x+2 It should be -24x-2

  5. Faris_Waleed
    • 3 years ago
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    Second mistake: 48-6=48

  6. rebecca1233
    • 3 years ago
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    because it wouldnt equal the same amount correct?

  7. rebecca1233
    • 3 years ago
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    can u help me solve this please Solve the following equation and show your work. 2x + 2(x + 3) = 2(x + 7)

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