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NEED help Solving Two-Step Equations: What is the first step in solving the equation −4x − 16 = 20? A. Multiply both sides of the equation by 4. B. Divide both sides of the equation by −16. C. Subtract 16 from both sides of the equation. D. Add 16 to both sides of the equation.

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  1. AriPotta
    • 3 years ago
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    what do you think it is?

  2. jlongSwag27
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    D.

  3. AriPotta
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    yup

  4. jlongSwag27
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    what about Solve 5c + 4 = −26

  5. AriPotta
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    first step is?

  6. jlongSwag27
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    do i subtract both sides

  7. AriPotta
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    yea, you subtract 4 from both sides, what do you get after doing that?

  8. jlongSwag27
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    Im not sure

  9. AriPotta
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    what's -26 - 4?

  10. jlongSwag27
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    -30??

  11. AriPotta
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    yes :) so 5c = -30. what now?

  12. jlongSwag27
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    divide 5c by 5 then -30 divided by 5?

  13. AriPotta
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    yes, which would give us c = ?

  14. jlongSwag27
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    5.2?

  15. AriPotta
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    5.2? where did that come from lol

  16. jlongSwag27
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    6

  17. jlongSwag27
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    haha oops

  18. jlongSwag27
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    what about Solve: 5c − c + 10 = 34

  19. AriPotta
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    WAIT

  20. jlongSwag27
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    okay

  21. AriPotta
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    a negative number divided by a positive number gives you a product that is negative or positive?

  22. AriPotta
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    quotient*

  23. jlongSwag27
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    Oh negative

  24. jlongSwag27
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    -6

  25. AriPotta
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    yes :) so c = -6

  26. jlongSwag27
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    Thanksss:)

  27. jlongSwag27
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    Can you follow me again for more questions

  28. AriPotta
    • 3 years ago
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    sure

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