anonymous
  • anonymous
x - 4 / y + 2 = 5 solve for x and show steps please!
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Compassionate
  • Compassionate
\[\frac{ 2 - 4 }{y + 2 } = 5\] What do you think the first step is?
anonymous
  • anonymous
why did you change x to 2?
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
Oops. I meant x lol

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anonymous
  • anonymous
oh lol
anonymous
  • anonymous
well i think the first step is to.. gimme a sec to think, im not to good at these
anonymous
  • anonymous
to add 4 to 5 i guess?
anonymous
  • anonymous
@Compassionate ?
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
One second.
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh sorry i thought you were gone for a sec
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
cross multiply x - 4 = 5(y + 2) x - 4 = 5y + 10 5y = -x + 14 y = -1/5x + 14/5
anonymous
  • anonymous
but this is for x, and the answer is showing for y
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
-_- Then just do the opposite.
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
x - 4 = 5y + 10 Just solve for x.
anonymous
  • anonymous
i dont know how to do the opposite, i need LOTS of help
anonymous
  • anonymous
i mean LOTS of help
anonymous
  • anonymous
so x - 14 = 5y
anonymous
  • anonymous
@Compassionate ?
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
Lol what the heck are you doing xD
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
x - 4 = 5y + 10 x = 5y + 14
anonymous
  • anonymous
idk i cant figure it out!! XD
anonymous
  • anonymous
ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh
anonymous
  • anonymous
this was probably the hardest problem ive done in openstudy XD
anonymous
  • anonymous
but thx for the help

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