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Panda223RulerZ
 3 years ago
I dont want the answer, I just want to know how to find it.
Solve for x: −3(x + 3) = −3(x + 1) − 5
A. 6
B. −6
C. All real numbers
D. No solution
Also, what does it mean by all real numbers? I didnt see that in the lesson.
Panda223RulerZ
 3 years ago
I dont want the answer, I just want to know how to find it. Solve for x: −3(x + 3) = −3(x + 1) − 5 A. 6 B. −6 C. All real numbers D. No solution Also, what does it mean by all real numbers? I didnt see that in the lesson.

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gaara438125
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you know the distributive property?

patrickwb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Distribute where possible to get 3x  9 = 3x  3 5 After that I'm sure you've got it.

gaara438125
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@gabriel11 openstudy.com/codeofconduct and that's not right

gaara438125
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you still want to know how to work the question out, even though this gabriel kid can't follow rules?

Panda223RulerZ
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Please.. I did the distributive property, but like I said, im not sure what it means by all real numbers soo

gaara438125
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well, a real number is any irrational or rational number.

gaara438125
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Irrational number = a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number ex. sqrt of 2 or PI Rational number = an integer or a fraction. 3/2 or 7

Panda223RulerZ
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, that makes sence(: Soo, once I get 3x + 9 = 3x + 3  5, what would I do next? Thats where I get lost.

gaara438125
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Personally i would STOP and analyze that question, and realize the answer right there but we combine like terms 3x  9 = 3x  8 add 8 to each side 3x  1 = 3x then add 3x to each side 1 = 0

gaara438125
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1why i said we should analyze the question is because we can already see that the answer will be equal to 0 because the 3x's will cancel each other.

Panda223RulerZ
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I see that now, thank you soo much
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