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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Hint: either distribute to get 4j  28 = 12 or divide both sides by 4 to get j  7 = 3
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foreverkamixoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Wouldn't it be 4j28=12
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thats one way to go, what do you get when you solve that
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geerky42Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Then divide both sides by 4.
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foreverkamixoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
14p+218=6p+29 ?
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
14p+218=6p+29 14p+218  6p = 29 then what
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
good, next step?
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foreverkamixoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Add 8? I don't know
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
or you can combine 218 to get 13 this gives you 8p+13 = 29 then you can subtract 13 from both sides to get 8p = 2913
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so 8p = 16 p = ??
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Butterfly16Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Haha here I am :o) 3x9=7.5+5x What do we do first? I know you know it :o)
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Butterfly16Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Think of it like this: 35 or 53? :o)
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Butterfly16Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Fantastic! Now, solve for x! Tell me what you do next :o)
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Butterfly16Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Nope. Remember, when you take from one side, you must take from the side with the x. So instead, take the 7.5 from the side with the x. :o)
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Butterfly16Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Great job! I knew you could do it. :o)
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Butterfly16Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\frac{ a5 }{ 10 }=\frac{ 2a3 }{ 5 }\] Cross multiply :o) \[10(2a3)=5(a5)\] Distribute \[20a30=5a25\]\[15a30=25\]\[15a=5\]\[a=\frac{ 5 }{ 15 }\]\[a=\frac{ 1 }{ 3 }\] Do you see how I got that? :o)
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foreverkamixoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Wait which do I cross multiply?
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Butterfly16Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
For the original equation, you're first going to cross multiply. So, a5 times the 5, and then the 2a3 times the 10.
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foreverkamixoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm still not seeing it :/
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foreverkamixoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have some family coming over in 15 minutes and I have to go with them to town. Will you be on later so we can do this later?
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Butterfly16Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yup, I'll type up some instructions on that one and message it to you for when you get back. :o)
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foreverkamixoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok thank you! Talk t you soon :)
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