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Helper93 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[9x + 7  2x = 14\] so now: \[9x  2x = 14  7\] Did you understand what i did here?
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Calabunga Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
7x=7 = 1, yes you were correct.
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lashae1995 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
why would you change the position of the 7
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Calabunga Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
to have like terms on the same side of the equation, to make it easier.
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lashae1995 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
idk i just dont get it.
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Calabunga Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i feel you, that can be super frustrating. I'll try to explain the best i can. hold on please:)
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lashae1995 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i get it i get it x=1
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Calabunga Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
9x+ 7  2x = 14 okay so first you are trying to solve for x, so in order to make it easier to do that, you'll want to make sure that the numbers with the x are on the same side of the equation, vise versa ( you'll want to make sure that the plain numbers are on the opposite side ) . Which means that
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lashae1995 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thanks so much!
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Calabunga Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
like terms thing I was saying. Then you'll solve both sides of the equation so you only have 1 number on each side
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Calabunga Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
then in order to get x= , you divide the number that is plain, with the number by x, then you'll get the answer!! :) you're welcome.
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