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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you might just be able to think about this one like a riddle... what number multiplied by itself is equal to that same number times 2? What level math is this? Are you supposed to solve it as an equation?
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Katlyn99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im in 9th grade and yes i have to solve as an equation
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok, so the left side is x^2 "x squared". So subtract 2x from both sides to move that term from the right to the left. x^2  2x = 0 Then you can factor the left side.
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Factored, it becomes: x(x2) = 0 So x can equal 0 or x can equal 2. Then you always always always ;) want to check your work against the original problem... x • x = 2x For x = 0, (0)(0) = 2(0) <<< correct For x = 2, (2)(2) = 2(2) <<<  correct :)
 2 years ago
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