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rejectz48
 2 years ago
3 + 6z = 13 + 6z What does z equal?
rejectz48
 2 years ago
3 + 6z = 13 + 6z What does z equal?

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Albertoimus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03+6z=13+6z 6z=13+6z3 6z=10+6z z=(10+6z)/z

rejectz48
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you @Albertoimus

Albertoimus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops sorry, the last one should be z=(10+6z)/6 . sorry, other than that you should be good.

TuringTest
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1subtract 6z from both sides

rejectz48
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no problem @Albertoimus thanks any way

rejectz48
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i already did that @TuringTest

TuringTest
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and what did you get? the answer provided by Albertoimus is wrong btw

TuringTest
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no that is incorrect 3 + 6z = 13 + 6z  6z  6z what are you left with?

Albertoimus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why would you subtract 6z? s/he'll end up with 3=13, which is incorrect. s/he's trying to solve for z.

TuringTest
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@rejectz48 no, what albertoinus has is the correct result of subtracting 6z from both sides @Albertoimus this does tell you the answer; namely that there is no answer that is, no real solutions since 3=13 is never true.

rejectz48
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so there is no solution @TuringTest

Albertoimus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the solution should be z=(10+6z)/6. however, if you don't have a number to replace z, then there's no solution.

TuringTest
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if you follow through what you have and try to isolate z you get z=(10+6z)/6 z=5/3+z 0=5/3 again you see that by trying to solve for z you get a contradiction

rejectz48
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok.... @TuringTest @Albertoimus

Albertoimus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0all in all, no solution.

ChmE
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Possible solutions... x is unknown, a and b are constants x=a, one solution (a) x=x or a=a, infinite solutions a=b, no solutions
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