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mercedesjaay_

  • one year ago

Three times the sum of a number and seven is two less than five times the number. a. 3x+7=5x-2 b. 3(x+7)=5x-2 c. 3(x+7)=2-5x d. 3x+7=2-5x

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  1. missuglybitch69
    • one year ago
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    CAN U HELP ME EAT MY PUSSY PLEASE!!!

  2. mercedesjaay_
    • one year ago
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    Negative^ No thanks. Can someone please help me with this problem?

  3. swissgirl
    • one year ago
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    Ok so its 3*(the sum of a number and 7) is means equal 2 less from 5*the number So let the number =x So 3*(x+7)= 2 less from 5x

  4. swissgirl
    • one year ago
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    Now 2 less from 5x is the tricky part can you figure it out?

  5. mercedesjaay_
    • one year ago
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    23?

  6. swissgirl
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    23?

  7. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    its B

  8. swissgirl
    • one year ago
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    He is right

  9. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    do you need it worked out ?

  10. swissgirl
    • one year ago
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    He needs to understand how to translate words into an equation into mathematical terms

  11. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    ok....3 times the sum of a number and 7......the um of a number and 7 = (x + 7) and 3 times this is 3(x + 7)...."is " means equals. Two less then 5 times the number.....5x - 2. Which comes down to 3(x + 7) = 5x - 2 Do you understand ?

  12. mercedesjaay_
    • one year ago
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    ohhhh yes!!! Thank you guys soooo much!!!

  13. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    YW :)

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