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skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Do you want learn how to work with absolute values?

AriannaA
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just don't get it. >.<

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Let me start with the definition: absolute value: The positive number of any pair of opposite nonzero real numbers is the absolute value of each number in the pair.

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2This definition is stating that the absolute value is a POSITIVE number.

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Let me show you with your question how to apply this definition.

AriannaA
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ah. I see. Thank you very much for helping me. I appreciate it. Continue, please. :3

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1361364277172:dw

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Can you solve the equation $$9x +9 =18$$

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Similarly we use the same argument for the opposite of 18 or 18....

AriannaA
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0With 9x + 9 = 18, the "x" stands for 3, right? :o

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2does 9(3) + 9 =?= 18

ParthKohli
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Think of it this way:dw:1361365016230:dw

AriannaA
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So... The answer is 18x?

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2No, try and solve for x in $$9x + 9 = 18$$

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1361365237300:dw

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@AriannaA Do you follow what I just did?

AriannaA
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm really confused now.

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Concentrate on ONLY solving the equation. Subtract 9 from both sides, then divide both sides by 9

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1361365682344:dw

viniterranova
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1361365739823:dw

coreymacg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What you have to do Arianna is get X by itself 9x + 9=18 To get this by itself you have to remove things from around the x. 9x + 9 = 18 What ever you do to the left side of the = sign you have to do to the right let em show you 9x + 9 = 18  9  9  9x + 0= 9 /9 /9 /=divide 1x + 0 = 1  We read this as x = 1 so the answer is x = 1 now plug 1 into x 9(1) + 9 = 19 9 + 9 = 18 18=18 this is true

viniterranova
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.09x+9=18 and 9x+9=18 this is taken from definition of the absolute value.

AriannaA
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So 18=18 is the answer? I'm sorry if I'm being difficult.

coreymacg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you have to solve for x because x is the only thing we do not know here.

coreymacg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you understand how I got this answer?

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Do you want me to continue?

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@AriannaA Are you still there?
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