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Solve: 2x + 10 + 26 = 212
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surdawi
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2x + 10 + 26 = 212
what is 10+26=?
sue101
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let me do it surdawi i was here first haha jk
SavannahSaturn
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Are we solving for x?
surdawi
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@sue101 go ahead :P
SavannahSaturn
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x = 88
ChmE
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@SavannahSaturn don't just give the answer. Please show how you got it so the asker can learn.
sue101
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>:(
ChmE
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@kymber fix your solution. 10+26=36
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2x + 10 + 26 = 212
2x + 36 = 212
2x + 36 - 36 = 212 - 36
2x = 176
2x/ 2 = 176/ 2
x = 88
kymber
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Woops.
ChmE
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2x + 10 + 26 = 212
Combine like terms
2x + 36 = 212
Subtract 36 from both sides in order to get x by itself
2x = 176
Divide both sides by 2 in order to get rid of the coefficient
x = 88
SavannahSaturn
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@ChmE I did show how to do it
ahoward79
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Thank you all so much! I wish I could give you all a medal!
ChmE
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Perfect @SavannahSaturn . Did you understand everything @ahoward79
kymber
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Yeah, NOW you did, @SavannahSaturn.
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Whatever @kymber
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What?