kris2685
19 - 3(2x - 1)=7
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jim_thompson5910
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First distribute
19 - 3(2x - 1)=7
19 - 6x + 3 =7
Then combine like terms
-6x + 22 = 7
What's next?
MikiaseKebede
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sub 22 for both side of the equation
kris2685
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im lost i do not get where the 22 comes from
jim_thompson5910
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19 + 3 = 22
jim_thompson5910
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that's after you combine like terms
Jameshappy
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so -6x +22= 7
-22 -22
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There you gp
Jameshappy
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go*
MikiaseKebede
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then divide -6x for both side of the equation
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thx for writing it for me
Jameshappy
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Your welcome :)
MikiaseKebede
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no i mean divide -6 for both side of the equation
Jameshappy
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huh?
MikiaseKebede
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so we want x to be alone after all we are solving the value of x
Jameshappy
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i know but im not the one who's asking the question, kris2685 is
MikiaseKebede
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i need your help writing the equation please
MikiaseKebede
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ok, i got this
Jameshappy
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ohh
Jameshappy
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so what was that? What do you want me to do?
kris2685
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i got 0
MikiaseKebede
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yes
kris2685
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yay im not stupid afte all, im horrible at math
MikiaseKebede
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I new the answer but it is difficult for me to write the steps on the computer. Thex
kris2685
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thank you all
Jameshappy
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Haha then no need for my help :)
jim_thompson5910
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19 - 3(2x - 1)=7
19 - 6x + 3 = 7
- 6x + 22 = 7
-6x = 7 - 22
-6x = -15
x = -15/(-6)
x = 5/2
x = 2.5
I would personally go with x = 5/2, but x = 2.5 works just as well
MikiaseKebede
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sorry i was wrong
MikiaseKebede
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sorry, my mestake, but this is the answer x = 2.5