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kris2685

  • 3 years ago

19 - 3(2x - 1)=7

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  1. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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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?

  2. MikiaseKebede
    • 3 years ago
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    sub 22 for both side of the equation

  3. kris2685
    • 3 years ago
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    im lost i do not get where the 22 comes from

  4. jim_thompson5910
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    19 + 3 = 22

  5. jim_thompson5910
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    that's after you combine like terms

  6. Jameshappy
    • 3 years ago
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    so -6x +22= 7 -22 -22 --------------- ? There you gp

  7. Jameshappy
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    go*

  8. MikiaseKebede
    • 3 years ago
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    then divide -6x for both side of the equation

  9. MikiaseKebede
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    thx for writing it for me

  10. Jameshappy
    • 3 years ago
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    Your welcome :)

  11. MikiaseKebede
    • 3 years ago
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    no i mean divide -6 for both side of the equation

  12. Jameshappy
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    huh?

  13. MikiaseKebede
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    so we want x to be alone after all we are solving the value of x

  14. Jameshappy
    • 3 years ago
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    i know but im not the one who's asking the question, kris2685 is

  15. MikiaseKebede
    • 3 years ago
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    i need your help writing the equation please

  16. MikiaseKebede
    • 3 years ago
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    ok, i got this

  17. Jameshappy
    • 3 years ago
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    ohh

  18. Jameshappy
    • 3 years ago
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    so what was that? What do you want me to do?

  19. kris2685
    • 3 years ago
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    i got 0

  20. MikiaseKebede
    • 3 years ago
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    yes

  21. kris2685
    • 3 years ago
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    yay im not stupid afte all, im horrible at math

  22. MikiaseKebede
    • 3 years ago
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    I new the answer but it is difficult for me to write the steps on the computer. Thex

  23. kris2685
    • 3 years ago
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    thank you all

  24. Jameshappy
    • 3 years ago
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    Haha then no need for my help :)

  25. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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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

  26. MikiaseKebede
    • 3 years ago
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    sorry i was wrong

  27. MikiaseKebede
    • 3 years ago
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    sorry, my mestake, but this is the answer x = 2.5

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