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Nimi404

  • 3 years ago

What algebraic equation represents " three times the difference of a number,x, and nine equals fifteen"?

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  1. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    if it's just nine equals fifteen 9=15

  2. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    difference of a number,x, and nine--->x-9 three times the difference of a number,x, and nine---->3(x-9) equals fifteen --->=15

  3. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    three times the difference of a number x ummm...wow it's been years since I tackled this

  4. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    OH! Now I see it

  5. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    we need to read this carefully since putting it in order isn't correct. difference of a number x is not -x it's x-

  6. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    so, what expression u got ?

  7. Nimi404
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    Thanks a lot

  8. UsukiDoll
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    3(x-9)=15

  9. hartnn
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    write the expression, so that we can verify

  10. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    distribute 3x-27=15

  11. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    oh crud too much info sorry

  12. Nimi404
    • 3 years ago
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    3(x-9)=15

  13. hartnn
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    thats correct.

  14. Nimi404
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    Yeah

  15. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    x =14 XD

  16. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1356777407547:dw|

  17. hartnn
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    yes, x=14, but it wasn't asked :P

  18. UsukiDoll
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    |dw:1356777459506:dw|

  19. UsukiDoll
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    |dw:1356777524314:dw|

  20. Nimi404
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    Hey Uski solve this betsy has a certain number of rings,r. The number oF rings vivan has is 4 times as great. Which expression can be used to determine the number of rings vivan has

  21. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    oh lord this type of stuff was years ago

  22. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    multiple choice?S

  23. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    4 times as great---->4r

  24. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    I knew that.

  25. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    I'm sick really with a cold

  26. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    can't do math with a cold

  27. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    its very cold here too !

  28. UsukiDoll
    • 3 years ago
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    no seriously I'm sick with a fever.

  29. hartnn
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    rest for some time then...

  30. UsukiDoll
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    |dw:1356777717925:dw|

  31. hartnn
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    @Nimi404 , new Q, new post please...

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