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xstreetprowl

  • 3 years ago

please help 7(x + 2) > 5x - 10

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  1. Dido525
    • 3 years ago
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    Treat this like a normal algebra problem.

  2. Dido525
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    So how would you go about doing this?

  3. Dido525
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    @xstreetprowl : You there?

  4. xstreetprowl
    • 3 years ago
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    Distribute the 7?

  5. Dido525
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    yep :) .

  6. Dido525
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    So what do you get when you distribute the 7?

  7. xstreetprowl
    • 3 years ago
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    7x + 14 >5x - 10

  8. Dido525
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    Good!

  9. Dido525
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    Can you solve for x now? :) .

  10. xstreetprowl
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    Idk what to do

  11. Dido525
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    Okay so we have: 7x+14 >5x -10 Pretend it says 7x+14=5x-10

  12. Dido525
    • 3 years ago
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    The goal is to try and get all the x's on one side.

  13. Dido525
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    How can we achieve that?

  14. xstreetprowl
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    combining like terms?

  15. Dido525
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    Remember: |dw:1355462623691:dw|

  16. Dido525
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    Yep!

  17. Dido525
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    The above was just an example :) .

  18. Dido525
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    So what do you get when you combine like terms?

  19. xstreetprowl
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    x + 14 > - 10

  20. Dido525
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    Hmm close. What's 7x-5x? :) .

  21. xstreetprowl
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    2

  22. xstreetprowl
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    2x

  23. xstreetprowl
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    So we couldnt divide? we would subtract?

  24. Dido525
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    So we have 2x +14> -10 :P .

  25. Dido525
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    Do you understand so far?

  26. xstreetprowl
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    Not fully. What do i do after i combine like terms?

  27. Dido525
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    Ohh? What don't you get?

  28. xstreetprowl
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    sorry this is too hard.

  29. Dido525
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    Alright lets start over. You CAN do this! >: O .

  30. Dido525
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    We have: |dw:1355463437221:dw|

  31. Dido525
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    Lol, I don't need the medal :P . I want to make you understand.

  32. Dido525
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    So how would you combine the like terms?

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