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Solve. 3/2 x – 4 = 16 show your work please.

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  1. MathLegend
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    Add 4 to both sides

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    3/2x = 20

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  3. FaithIsASiren_OhKellin?
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    Oh so you do the same, ok. then what?

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  4. luxiliu
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    multiply by 2/3 on both sides

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  5. MathLegend
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    Get rid of the fraction by multiplying the denominator by 2 and 20 by 2

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  6. MathLegend
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    Then divide by 3

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  7. luxiliu
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    just multiply both sides by 2/3 because 2/3*3/2 is one, it will be cancelled and you will just have x on one side

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  8. FaithIsASiren_OhKellin?
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    I'm so confused. so multiply that and get 1 which is cancelled and then what?

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  9. MathLegend
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    3/2x = 20

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    Multiply 3/2 times 2 and 20 times 2

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    3x = 40

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  12. MathLegend
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    @FaithIsASiren_OhKellin? do you understand that?

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  13. MathLegend
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    When I multiplied the fraction by 2 it canceled out the denominator.

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    |dw:1353533796125:dw|

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  15. shaik0124
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    x=40/3 is answer

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    @FaithIsASiren_OhKellin?

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  17. FaithIsASiren_OhKellin?
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    yeah, sorry. I get it now thanks.

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