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LorainaDeane

  • 3 years ago

Find the values of x and y. 3x=4x-5

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  1. nubeer
    • 3 years ago
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    hmm 1. subtract 3x on both sides..

  2. nubeer
    • 3 years ago
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    2. add 5 on both sides.

  3. LorainaDeane
    • 3 years ago
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    Wait, if you subtract 3x on both sides on 3x=4x-5, the the 3x completely disappears so you're left with x-5.

  4. nubeer
    • 3 years ago
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    hmm to be precise u r left with 0=x-5.. right?

  5. LorainaDeane
    • 3 years ago
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    Oh... My bad :) So, 5=x?

  6. nubeer
    • 3 years ago
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    yup.. there you go :)

  7. LorainaDeane
    • 3 years ago
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    Soo.. On y+3=2y-1 .. the answer would be y=4?

  8. nubeer
    • 3 years ago
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    yes.

  9. LorainaDeane
    • 3 years ago
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    Soo.. On 2x=y+3 with the y=4, the answer would be 3.5?

  10. nubeer
    • 3 years ago
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    yes

  11. LorainaDeane
    • 3 years ago
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    Sweetness! :) Thanks.

  12. nubeer
    • 3 years ago
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    no problem at all ;)

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