Para_phrenic88
Solve: −2(x − 5) = −4
7
−7
negative 1 over 2
−3
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Para_phrenic88
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will give medal
ethompsonn
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7
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because if u have -2(x-5) you have to have x be positive othersie you anser will be negative.
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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
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2 neg = a pos
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Thanks both of yall.... i suck at algebra lol :)
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distribute -2 on left side
-2(x)-(-2)(5)=-4
-2x+10=-4
10+4=2x
x=10+4/2=?
jazy
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yw (: I did too, but after a while it kinda sticks lol
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yes:)
Para_phrenic88
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yea well it wouldnt be so bad if i wasnt doing virtual school... i hate it so much
ethompsonn
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i have the same view lol
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
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yeah im going to public nxt years too