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One month, a music site observed that 60% of the people who downloaded songs from its site downloaded Q Sam's latest single. The equation below represents this information, where x represents the total number of people who downloaded songs from the site that month.
x = 0.6x + 384
How many people who downloaded songs from the site that month downloaded Q Sam's latest single?
 10 months ago
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One month, a music site observed that 60% of the people who downloaded songs from its site downloaded Q Sam's latest single. The equation below represents this information, where x represents the total number of people who downloaded songs from the site that month. x = 0.6x + 384 How many people who downloaded songs from the site that month downloaded Q Sam's latest single?
 10 months ago
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dan815Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
nvm i guess this works too
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Gerald_R9Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What exactly do I do?
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dan815Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
solve for x by getting all the terms with x on 1 side
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dan815Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ur equation looks weird tho.. are u sure thats how it really is
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dan815Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x = 0.6x + 384 if this ur equation and i set x = 0 then 0=384.. doesnt make sense
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Gerald_R9Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so it would turn into a negative X right? and yeah thats what it says right here on the website!
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
seems a little odd given the words that you have \(x\) on both sides of the equal sign, but no matter, you can go ahead a solve anyway
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[x = 0.6x + 38\\ .4x=384\\ x=384\div .4=3840\div 4=960\]
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Gerald_R9Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Where did you get the .4? sorry for asking lol I understand this is a very awkward problem lol
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you start with \[x=.6x+384\] to get \(x\) on one side of the equal sign, subtract \(.6x\) from both sides \[x=.6x+384\\x.6x=684\\.4x=384\]
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
typo there, but you get the idea right?
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if the decimal annoys you you can always multiply both sides by 10 and get \[10x=6x+3840\\ 4x=6840\\x=3840\div 4\]
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Gerald_R9Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't understand why they did not have this as a example iin the lessons xD But now I do get it...
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
maybe they had a problem like "solve for \(x\), \( 2x=6x+5\) " but maybe not
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