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jose123
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Solve the equation
3(x5)=5(34x)
a.
0
b.
3
c.
all real numbers
d.
no solution
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jose123 Group Title
Solve the equation 3(x5)=5(34x) a. 0 b. 3 c. all real numbers d. no solution
 one year ago
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plz help me
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Start by distributing the 3 across the parenthesis. So you have: \[(3 \times x) + (3 \times 5) = (5 \times 3) + (5 \times 4x)\]
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abb0t Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Do the same with both sides. Which is what I did there.
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jose123 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
whats the answer
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abb0t Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
That's where we're going with this. Did you distribute? After you distribute, you have 3x+15 = 15+20x Your next step is to use your algebra rules to massage this a bit. So basically, subtract 15 from both sides, and you get 3x = 20x Now, notice how you can divide both sides to get a constant value w/ no x = term? So what do you think the answer might be?
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