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raebaby420

  • 3 years ago

Solve 2x – 5 = 3(2x + 5). You must show all work.

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  1. zaynahf
    • 3 years ago
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    Multiply out the right side, 3 times 2x and 5 times 3 What do you get?

  2. raebaby420
    • 3 years ago
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    2x-5=6x+15?

  3. raebaby420
    • 3 years ago
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    sooo then add five on the left and on the right side and i get .. 2x=6x+20?

  4. raebaby420
    • 3 years ago
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    Idk.. ha

  5. raebaby420
    • 3 years ago
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    Hello?

  6. zaynahf
    • 3 years ago
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    Sorry.. yeh thats right.. now get the 6 to the left side

  7. raebaby420
    • 3 years ago
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    How?

  8. zaynahf
    • 3 years ago
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    Subtract 6x from both sides

  9. raebaby420
    • 3 years ago
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    -4x=x+20

  10. zaynahf
    • 3 years ago
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    No: 2x = 6x + 20 -6x -6x -------------- -4x = 20 Now divide by -4

  11. raebaby420
    • 3 years ago
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    THANK YOU!!

  12. zaynahf
    • 3 years ago
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    No problem

  13. raebaby420
    • 3 years ago
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    I got x=-5 Thank you for being so patient with me!! and not jkust giving me the answer

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