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Para_phrenic88

  • one year ago

Solve: −2(x − 5) = −4 7 −7 negative 1 over 2 −3

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  1. Para_phrenic88
    • one year ago
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    will give medal

  2. ethompsonn
    • one year ago
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    7

  3. ethompsonn
    • one year ago
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    because if u have -2(x-5) you have to have x be positive othersie you anser will be negative.

  4. jazy
    • one year ago
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    **Distributive property. a(b + c) = ab + ac -2(x - 5) = -4 -2x + 10 = -4 Solve for x. -2x + 10 = -4 Subtract 10. -2x = -14 Divide by -2. x = 7

  5. ethompsonn
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    2 neg = a pos

  6. Para_phrenic88
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    Thanks both of yall.... i suck at algebra lol :)

  7. jiteshmeghwal9
    • one year ago
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    distribute -2 on left side -2(x)-(-2)(5)=-4 -2x+10=-4 10+4=2x x=10+4/2=?

  8. jazy
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    yw (: I did too, but after a while it kinda sticks lol

  9. ethompsonn
    • one year ago
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    yes:)

  10. Para_phrenic88
    • one year ago
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    yea well it wouldnt be so bad if i wasnt doing virtual school... i hate it so much

  11. ethompsonn
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    i have the same view lol

  12. Para_phrenic88
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    well im playing high school baseball but my mom doesnt want me in public school so i have to homeschooled to play on the team lol but i can go to a school that doesnt have a baseball team ... prob going nxt year hopefully

  13. ethompsonn
    • one year ago
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    yeah im going to public nxt years too

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