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lvasquev462Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok i have 7x  9  2x = 10  3x + 5 Solve
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siegelBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well, you combine like terms, so what are the like terms?
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siegelBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well let's look at it (7x)+( 9)+( 2x) = (10)+( 3x)+(5) you know that subtraction is adding a negative, so what is the sum of the like terms on the left side of the equation?
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siegelBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
close, let's just look at the cooeficients, 7+(2)
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siegelBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
right, now what are the like terms on the right side of the equation.
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lvasquev462Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
nothing just the 3x right
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siegelBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well a like term does not have to contain a variable
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siegelBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so 10 and 5 are like terms because they don't have variables. like terms have the same variable, it could be x or nothing at all. x^2 and x are not like terms, but 4x^2 and 8x^2 are, and 3x and 6x are. at the same time 3 and 9 are like terms in an equation
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lvasquev462Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah kinda but i can go through it
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lvasquev462Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so it will be 15 right
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siegelBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
right , so what is the equation with the combined like terms
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siegelBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
slow down, just put in what you said were like terms
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