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lvasquev462
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok i have 7x  9  2x = 10  3x + 5 Solve

siegel
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well, you combine like terms, so what are the like terms?

siegel
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well 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?

siegel
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1close, let's just look at the cooeficients, 7+(2)

siegel
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1right, now what are the like terms on the right side of the equation.

lvasquev462
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nothing just the 3x right

siegel
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well a like term does not have to contain a variable

siegel
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so 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

lvasquev462
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah kinda but i can go through it

lvasquev462
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it will be 15 right

siegel
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1right , so what is the equation with the combined like terms

siegel
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1slow down, just put in what you said were like terms
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