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I had to solve for the variable in: 3(4x1)2=17x+10. I got x=1. How do I check this?
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I had to solve for the variable in: 3(4x1)2=17x+10. I got x=1. How do I check this?
 one year ago
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ajprincessBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Plug in 1 for x in the equation and see if LHS=RHS
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ajprincessBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Does that help @Claudilovely?
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ClaudilovelyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
And that's what I did but it didn't turn out right. . . can you explain? I've been trying to figure this out for the longest.
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ClaudilovelyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I do: 3(4(1)2=17(1)+10 3(5)2=17(1)+10 152=17(1)+10 152=7 17 doesn't epual 7. What did I do wrong?
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ajprincessBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
3(4x1)2=17x+10 3*4x3*12=17x+10 12x32=17x+10 12x5=17x+10 Try solving for x nw nd see vat u get
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ClaudilovelyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Where you get the 3 in: 3*4x3*12=17x+10 ^ That one
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ajprincessBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
3(4x1). this means u have to multiply the terms within the parentheses by 3. That's what distributive property states. a(bc)=a*ba*c Getting it?
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ajprincessBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if u dnt get it plz ask:)
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ClaudilovelyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait. . .but when I got 1 for x, that was right?
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ajprincessBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
nope. 1 is not the solution. When u plugged it and checke u didnt get LHS=RHS.
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ClaudilovelyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
nope, i didn't. Then can u explain what x is? So that way, maybe the checking part won't be so annoyingly hard
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ajprincessBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
3(4x1)2=17x+10 3*4x3*12=17x+10 12x32=17x+10 12x5=17x+10 5=17x12x+10 5=5x+10 510=5x 15=5x x=15/5 x=3 nw plug in 3 and check if LHS=RHS
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ClaudilovelyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh my! That's what I got on my first try, but I thought I was wrong. Wow. . . .
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ClaudilovelyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you!!!!!!!!
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