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  1. Mrfootballman97
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  2. Mrfootballman97
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    @mathstudent55 can you help?

  3. mathstudent55
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    Same idea as before. Multiply two segments of one chord and set equal to the product of the two segments of the other chord: 2(3x - 2) = 5x

  4. mathstudent55
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    Now you need to solve that equation for x.

  5. Mrfootballman97
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    hmmm im having trouble

  6. mathstudent55
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    First, you need to distribute the 2 on the left side.

  7. Mrfootballman97
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    yeah so 6x = 4

  8. mathstudent55
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    An example of the distributive property os: 2(4x - 8) = 2*4x - 2*8 = 8x - 16 Now apply the distributive property to 2(3x - 2)

  9. mathstudent55
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    There is no equal sign inside the left side. The left side is simply 2(3x - 2)

  10. Mrfootballman97
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    oops i meant 6x - 4

  11. mathstudent55
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    Good, now that is equal to 5x, so write that.

  12. Mrfootballman97
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    6x - 4 = 5x

  13. mathstudent55
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    Now subtract 5x from both sides.

  14. Mrfootballman97
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    is the final answer -1x = 4?

  15. Mrfootballman97
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    i mean -4

  16. Mrfootballman97
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    it cant be

  17. Mrfootballman97
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    1x - 4

  18. mathstudent55
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    You are very close. You are correct that there is a 4 on the right side. Look on the left side. You have 6x on the left side and you subtracted from it 5x. What is 6x - 5x?

  19. mathstudent55
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    6x - 4 = 5x 6x - 5x = 4

  20. Mrfootballman97
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    is it 1x?

  21. Mrfootballman97
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    so 1x = 4

  22. Mrfootballman97
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    so is 3 the final answer?

  23. Mrfootballman97
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    no because 5 + 3 is not 9

  24. Mrfootballman97
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    ughh im getting frustrated lol

  25. mathstudent55
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    1x = 4 means x = 4. x = 4 is the final answer

  26. Mrfootballman97
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    lol i completely missed that

  27. mathstudent55
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    1x is the same as x. 1b is the same as b. etc.

  28. Mrfootballman97
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    yeah i forgot about that. Thanks!

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