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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
40n means 40 times n you want to isolate 'n' so you have to undo the multiplication by 40, which means you must divide both sides by 40
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
40n/40 = 1n or just n so on the left side, 40n turns into just 'n'
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you must do the same to both sides, so divide 8 by 40 and reduce
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Selena2345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Can You Show Me Jim how to solve it
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
8/40, what does that reduce to?
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
good, so n = 1/5
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Selena2345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Can You Show me how you will solve it
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
40n = 8 40n/40 = 8/40 1n = 8/40 n = 1/5 This is basically what we did, just all in one place
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Selena2345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Jim Can you help me with a different problem
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