Help please .

- EvonHowell

Help please .

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- anonymous

with what?

- EvonHowell

-2(x-4)=2 Solve for x

- EvonHowell

x=10? I'm not sure

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- anonymous

oh I got this let me get my note pad

- EvonHowell

Oh ok Thanks.

- anonymous

hmm I got 3
X=3
wanna see my math

- EvonHowell

|dw:1378261211585:dw| YEs I would like to see your math

- anonymous

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- anonymous

(That drawing does no justice to my writing)

- anonymous

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- EvonHowell

x=-3 you dropped the Negative sign and you only divide by 2 not -2 soo -6/2 = -3 help with more?

- anonymous

oh sorry I dropped the negative haha oops lol you need anymore help?

- EvonHowell

Yes please I mean I'mma try and work them out then post them n here then let you see if you get the same answer

- EvonHowell

both of us post our work

- anonymous

haha sure :)

- anonymous

so what's the problem

- EvonHowell

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- anonymous

ugh I hate fractions

- anonymous

hold on

- EvonHowell

ME TOO! I know we have to distribute.

- anonymous

let me go get my stupid Journal again

- anonymous

wait you can't divide fractions huh?

- EvonHowell

not really
I think -2/3(4x+5)= -10/3 Not sure though

- anonymous

show me the math

- EvonHowell

well, - 10/3

- EvonHowell

I udes a calculator for that :p

- EvonHowell

used*

- anonymous

haha well i got the same so i'd have to say yeah for that one

- anonymous

any more?

- EvonHowell

|dw:1378262425168:dw| Ho to we find X now?

- anonymous

ugh is there any without fractions that we can do 1st

- EvonHowell

Well, When i'm dong them I have to give Proofs so I kinda want to do them in order

- anonymous

hey umm I got to go back to the 2nd prob we did it wrong
if it is
−23(4x+5)=−103
then we can get rid of the annoying fractions (which everyone hates) by multiplying both sides by −3 and starting with
2(4x+5)=10

- anonymous

I got to go

- EvonHowell

10= - 2/3(4x+5) solve for x so confused

- Luigi0210

Distribute

- EvonHowell

ok soo distribute -2/3 to (4x+5) would = - 10/3 right? I have a hard time with fractions

- Luigi0210

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- EvonHowell

Dude im so confused...

- Luigi0210

All you do is distribute the -2/3 out to 4x and 5. Meaning multiply each.

- EvonHowell

so - 8/3x + -10/3x ???

- Luigi0210

Yea :)

- EvonHowell

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- EvonHowell

what do I do now?

- Luigi0210

Oh, no that x is only with 4x
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So it's just that
Now what you do is move numbers to the left, and leave x's by themselves.
btw, when you have a + - you can just change it into a -.

- EvonHowell

I have to get rid of the fractions..... How?

- Luigi0210

Well if we wanted to turn 1/3 into 1, what would we multiply by?

- EvonHowell

1

- EvonHowell

no 3

- Luigi0210

Yea, 3 :)
so multiply everything by 3

- EvonHowell

so even the 10 on the left?

- Luigi0210

Yup! What you do to one side you do it to the other.

- EvonHowell

so now I have 30=24x-30x?

- EvonHowell

30= -24x-30x

- Luigi0210

No no no, you multiplied it by 3 to cancel the fraction:
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- Luigi0210

because 8/3 is the same as (1/3)*8

- EvonHowell

ooohoooooohhh soo 30=-8x-10x so now add 8 to both sides?

- Luigi0210

Remember, the x was just with 4, not bother 4 and 5
So it's just 30=-8x-10

- EvonHowell

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- Luigi0210

You can't add/subtract variables with numbers.

- Luigi0210

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This should make it easier

- EvonHowell

so 40=-8x then divide by 40 so x= -1/5 OR -20?

- Luigi0210

You divide the number with the variable:
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- EvonHowell

Ohh ok im use to the variable being on the left

- Luigi0210

So what was your final answer?

- EvonHowell

x=-5

- Luigi0210

Yup :)

- EvonHowell

can you help with more? I gots more fractions :'(

- EvonHowell

-8=1/3x+x

- Luigi0210

Get rid of the fraction

- EvonHowell

multipy by 3?

- Luigi0210

Yup!

- EvonHowell

so 1/3x multiplied by 3 = 1 right? so it would bee
-24=1+x?

- Luigi0210

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Don't forget that lonely x over there, and when you multiply a variable by anythingg, it stays.

- Luigi0210

Now combine like terms

- EvonHowell

-24=3x?

- EvonHowell

i think

- Luigi0210

*4x

- EvonHowell

oh yeah 3x+x and x is = to 1 soo yeah 4x
-24=4x divide by 4
x=-6

- Luigi0210

Yea :)

- EvonHowell

3x+2(x+5)=15 how do I distribute this?

- Luigi0210

first do 2*x then 2*5

- EvonHowell

2*x is 2x then 10 soo 10x?

- Luigi0210

no, keep them separate

- EvonHowell

so 2x and 10

- Luigi0210

Yup, remember that + sign in between them

- EvonHowell

3x+2x+10=15

- Luigi0210

You know what to do from here right?

- EvonHowell

then simplify... which would be 5x+10=15

- Luigi0210

Yea, you're getting it :)
now, subtract 10 from bother sides

- EvonHowell

soo5x=5 after I subtract 10 from both sides

- Luigi0210

now finish it off!

- EvonHowell

divide by 5 soo x=0

- EvonHowell

because or does it equal 1...

- Luigi0210

It's 1

- Luigi0210

Piece of cake though right? :)

- EvonHowell

yeahh so x- (3x-9)=-5 I need to distribute so x*3x and x*9 soo 3x-9x=-5

- Luigi0210

No, not the x:
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- Luigi0210

^Just an example btw

- EvonHowell

so wait how would I do this distributing step this 1 is confusing me for some reason

- EvonHowell

???

- Luigi0210

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- EvonHowell

1 sec

- EvonHowell

soo its x-3x+9=-5?

- Luigi0210

Yup

- EvonHowell

simplify now?

- Luigi0210

Yes

- EvonHowell

soo -2x+9=-5?

- Luigi0210

mhm, keep going

- EvonHowell

Subtract 9

- Luigi0210

and what do you get?

- EvonHowell

-2x=-14 so divide by 2
x=-2

- Luigi0210

divide by -2, and x=7

- EvonHowell

grr im stupid sometimes

- Luigi0210

No, you just need practice
Anyways, it's kind of late here and I have my own things to finish, so good luck I'm sure ou'll be fine on the rest :)

- EvonHowell

ok Thx!

- anonymous

glad you got help @EvonHowell

- EvonHowell

Can you help with more? I mean I sorta got it down so it won't be too much work hopefully

- EvonHowell

-2x=-4x+24 i forgt what i was suppose to do dang it!!

- anonymous

oh sorry I didn't notice you replied till right now (darn Facebook) umm what do you need help with?

- EvonHowell

-2x=-4x+24 I can't remember what to do

- anonymous

I love these

- EvonHowell

lol they are NOT fractions I like them too

- anonymous

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- anonymous

haha yeah I STRONGLY DISLIKE FRACTIONS!

- anonymous

BTW X=-12

- EvonHowell

7x=4x-15

- anonymous

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- anonymous

it's be a decimal that's not fun

- EvonHowell

got to divide by 11 now... but that = -15/11 so hw do we figure it out now?

- anonymous

haha I already did it it's -0.7333333333333

- EvonHowell

well, I'm putting x=-15/11 down

- anonymous

haha good choice

- anonymous

haha fun lol

- anonymous

-3-(-4x)=-4x+5
easy

- EvonHowell

-12x=-4x+5?

- anonymous

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- anonymous

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- anonymous

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im pretty sure I messed up somwhere here you may want to check

- EvonHowell

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- anonymous

:O how come you get pretty writing!?!

- EvonHowell

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- EvonHowell

I am a ambassador I know these things :p

- anonymous

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- EvonHowell

IKR?!

- anonymous

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- EvonHowell

Yes, I am a ambassador for the Site OpenStudy they people who own the site tell me what to do and I do it I work for them really. but....... 8x-4=19+5x

- anonymous

aww huge mistake showing me that letter thing haha neater but harder to control

- EvonHowell

lol

- anonymous

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- anonymous

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- EvonHowell

4 to go and they all have fractions!! Damn it!!!

- EvonHowell

oops sorry dang it my bad OS forgive me

- anonymous

Blah haha no worries i really don't mind

- EvonHowell

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- anonymous

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- EvonHowell

yeahh your tellin me!!

- anonymous

haha ok time to start this unforgivable prob.

- EvonHowell

yep i think we have to distribute first

- anonymous

ugh joy (total sarcasm)

- EvonHowell

ikr

- anonymous

what was the problem again anyways XD

- EvonHowell

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- anonymous

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I called in back up for this spawn of a demon

- EvonHowell

who? did you call?

- anonymous

AravindG

- EvonHowell

I love that man I swear!

- anonymous

haha I didn't know it was a guy

- EvonHowell

its a guy!

- EvonHowell

I love that man he need to hurry up though

- anonymous

sorry how was I supposed to know

- EvonHowell

its alright

- anonymous

well HE is helping me

- AravindG

okay so whats your question here? A long post I am confused.

- EvonHowell

what you just help sailorgirl with

- anonymous

haha you just saw it

- AravindG

When I searched for the problem above I saw someone being hanged in picture lol

- anonymous

haha I know i am sooo sorry lol it's just I really hate fractions XD

- EvonHowell

got 3 more too.... DX

- AravindG

nvm Happy to help :)

- EvonHowell

ok so I know i need to distribute! but how this confuses me really bad

- AravindG

@EvonHowell post it separately ..this one is lagging for me

- EvonHowell

ok

- EvonHowell

okk sooo now we got 3 more to doo 1/2 (2x-6)=2x

- anonymous

haha back to the original page

- EvonHowell

yep

- anonymous

have to get my laptop charger brb

- EvonHowell

kk

- anonymous

12(2x−6)=2x
2x−62=2x
2x−2·32=2x

- anonymous

X=-3

- anonymous

@EvonHowell you still there?

- EvonHowell

Yep lost my pencil but found it :D

- anonymous

XD haha yay for pencils lol

- anonymous

So did you get why X=-3

- EvonHowell

where did you get the 12?

- anonymous

OMG @EvonHowell you're a freshmen I barely realized (Wow I feel dorky haha)

- EvonHowell

NOO That was last years Picture im a Sophomore

- anonymous

it was 1/2 sorry I didn't write the slashy things
oh haha I was gonna say how cute

- anonymous

@EvonHowell haha sorry for calling you a freshmen lol haha

- EvonHowell

lol we only got 2 more YAYAYAY and its ok :) i get called a freshmen everyday at school then I buck up and tell them i'm not then they run away 2/3(3x+18)=5x-9

- anonymous

XD haha why do you run everyone was once a freshmen in their life haha believe it or not I was once a freshmen lol (that's such a dorky thing to say)
x=7

- EvonHowell

I dont run they run when I buck up to them! and I need the steps btw :p

- anonymous

haha oh lol I always get mistaked for a senior i'm a junior XD mkay let me list them

- EvonHowell

ok

- anonymous

2/3(3x+18)=5x−9
2(3x+18)3=5x−9
2(3x+18)=3(5x−9)

- EvonHowell

huh? that confused me ...

- EvonHowell

its like midnight where im at everything is confusing me now

- anonymous

haha same here it's 11:27pm

- EvonHowell

ooh nice nevada where?

- EvonHowell

cali thats cool

- anonymous

yeah I love living here

- EvonHowell

yeah im in fn nevada a hour away from vegas hey well, I am going to go to bed im tired ive been doing my math for 6 hours now still have english to do soo ttyl

- anonymous

haha k you too I have to wake up @ 5:30 AM for 0 period anyhow

- EvonHowell

i have to wake at 4 30 it suck night !

- anonymous

haha that does suck
SweetDreams/ Gorgeous Nightmares

- EvonHowell

how is a nightmare gorgeous? lol

- anonymous

well when it starts off amazing but you realize that it's wrong and ruled by envy or hatred etc.

- EvonHowell

oh yeah bye

- anonymous

SweetDreams/ Gorgeous Nightmares

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