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\[\frac{ 4+20x }{ 4 }\] Simplify ?
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Divide both 4 and 20x by 4
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twitch Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but 4 doesnt goin to 4
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It does: suppose you want to check a division, e.g. 18/3=6. Then you know 18 = 6*3. Now 4/4 = ???, then 4 * ???= 4. What number is ???
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, because 4*1=4 and not 4
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
OK, so 4/4 = 1 Now you have to do: 20x/4
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twitch Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so thats my final answer are my final equation
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You have 4 and 5x, so the final answer is... 4+5x
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twitch Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how bout this one \[\frac{ 1 }{ 2 }(46a)\]
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Use the distributive property: a(bc)=abac
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twitch Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I dont knoe the distributie Prop
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It tells you how to get rid of the brackets! So you have to multiply 1/2 with 4 and also multiply 1/2 with 6a
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What do you get?
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twitch Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how do I multiply a fraction in to a number
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Just forget the "" for a while. 1/2 * 4 means you have four halves. How many is that?
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
OK. Now remember that if you multiply a negative number with a positive number, the outcome is negative. So: 1/2 * 4 = ...
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Right!, now the other one...
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twitch Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so for the other half it be3 the i would be left with(2 3) and my answer be 5
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You have to multiply, so 1/2 * 6a = ...
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twitch Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
6 isn't negative that was the subtraction sign
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
OK, so save it for later. So: 1/2 * 6a = ...
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You lost the a
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twitch Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
3a ugh srry:p
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twitch Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so then my equation would be(2  3a)
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twitch Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the my answer should be 5a right
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, 2 hasn't got an a with it, so you can't add it to 3a
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So it would be 2+3a
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twitch Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so it be 1a right
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, it would be 2+3a. This cannot be written shorter! If it was 2a+3a this would be 1a or a.
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twitch Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh okay got it
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