Mrfootballman97
Find the Value of x and explain step by step how you got it Please see below...



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dw:1355091137760:dw

CalebBeavers
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cross multiply

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K ill see if i can do it

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k this is what i have dw:1355091883895:dw

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correct so far?

CalebBeavers
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Yep, now multiply it out and solve for x

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What do you mean multiply it out?

CalebBeavers
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Distribute the 2 on the left and the 3 on the right

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k i have
8x  2 = 6x + 3. Correct so far?

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Correct

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now what?

CalebBeavers
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well you could subtract 6x from both sides
2x2=3
then add 2 to both sides
2x=5
and finally divide both sides by 2
x=5/2

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Thanks i know how to do it now