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4(n + 3) = 2n + 8
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lovemenplayhard
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4n+4*3=2n+8
4n+12=2n+8
subtract 2n both the sides
4n-2n+12=2n-2n+8
2n+12=8
subtract 8 both the sides
2n+12-8=8-8
2n+12=0
2n=-12
divide by 2
n=-6 ;)
LonelyandForgotten
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im sorry i keep asking the same questions i just dont understand the steps to solving this :(
lovemenplayhard
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u gotta bring like terms 2gehter
LonelyandForgotten
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hmm that can't be the answer
LonelyandForgotten
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i know but its so hard :(
lovemenplayhard
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n=-6 is ur answer and it aint hard
LonelyandForgotten
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but its not one of the options
lovemenplayhard
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oops sorry n=-2
lovemenplayhard
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2n+12-8=0
2n+4=0
2n=-4
n=-2
johnweldon1993
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4n+4*3=2n+8
4n+12=2n+8
subtract 2n both the sides
4n-2n+12=2n-2n+8
2n+12=8
subtract 8 both the sides
2n+12-8=8-8
2n+12=0
2n=-12
divide by 2
n=-6 ;)
he had this right up until
2n+12=8
subtract 12 both the sides *****
2n+12 - 12= 8-12
2n = -4
n = -2
LonelyandForgotten
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thanks so much! very nice of you :)
johnweldon1993
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if that was intended towards me...you're very welcome :)
LonelyandForgotten
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okay thanks for telling me that @johnweldon1993
LonelyandForgotten
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and big thanks to @lovemenplayhard he's so smart at math and also very nice :)
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thank u very much @LonelyandForgotten ;) ;)
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no thank you :D
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arite ;)