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alyssababy7
 2 years ago
Solve the linear equation.
(will write in comment)
A. {9/11}
B. {27/11}
C. {45/11}
D. {63/11}
alyssababy7
 2 years ago
Solve the linear equation. (will write in comment) A. {9/11} B. {27/11} C. {45/11} D. {63/11}

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alyssababy7
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1352515501659:dw

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1multiply both sides by 9 to clear the fractions use parentheses carefully i will write it out

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{x6}{3}+\frac{x+9}{9}=x+4\]before we begin, is that right?

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok here we go \[\frac{x6}{3}+\frac{x+9}{9}=x+4\] \[9\times \left(\frac{x6}{3}+\frac{x+9}{9}\right)=(x+4)\times 9\] \[3(x6)+x+9=9x+36\] this is the only hard part, now remove the parentheses using the distributive law, combine like terms and then solve would you like me to continue?

alyssababy7
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes continue please

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[3(x6)+x+9=9x+36\] remove parentheses get \[3x+18+x+9=9x+36\] combine like terms get \[2x+27=9x+36\] add \(2x\) to both sides get \[27=11x+36\] subtract \(36\) get \[9=11x\] divide by \(11\) \[\frac{9}{11}=x\]

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the hard part is remembering to use parentheses when you clear the fractions then distribute etc
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