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austinL Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok, We would first want to distribute on the left side of the equation. Could you do that for me?
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NobodySpecial Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2(5+1) = 8 x = 5
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austinL Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@NobodySpecial We don't just give answers, nor do we not show our work.
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goformit100 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
2(x + 1) = −8 or, 2x + 2 = 8 or, 2x = 10 or, x = 5........................................Ans.
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NobodySpecial Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2(5 + 1) = 8 is my work....
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austinL Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That isn't work, that is using a guess and check technique. @goformit100 used an algebraic method that I had planned on guiding the asker through.
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NobodySpecial Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Guess and check works fine with multiple choice.
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austinL Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
One last thing before I go, Guess and check may work fine for multiple choice. However, to apply this to later problems that do not offer choices for answers; you need to know how to solve the problems algebraically.
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NobodySpecial Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@austinL I agree completely.
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goformit100 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I am Sorry Sir. Please Excuse me for my deeds :'(
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austinL Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@goformit100 You aren't the one that I was referring to...
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