InsanelyChaotic
5(x + 4) = 7(x  2)
x =



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aussy123
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Use the distibutive property, then solve algebraically

Imtant
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Multiply each number into the brackets 5x+20=7x14
So 5x7x=2014
x=?

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2x=34
x=?

aussy123
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Ill begin it
5(x+4)=7(x2)
5(x)+5(4)=7(x)7(2)
5x+20=7x14

InsanelyChaotic
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34/2?

InsanelyChaotic
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no that'd be irrational. my apologies.

aussy123
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5x+20=7x14
20 20
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5x=7x34
7x 7x
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2x=34
34/2= ?

aussy123
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reduce

Imtant
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Just bring 2 to the right side so it become 34/2=x
x=17

InsanelyChaotic
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i got 17!!!!!!!!!!!!

aussy123
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GJ!

Imtant
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Yes,that's it. :)

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thank you so so much i love you