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anonymous
 3 years ago
Solve: 2(x + 1) = −8
5
−3
−5
−4.5
anonymous
 3 years ago
Solve: 2(x + 1) = −8 5 −3 −5 −4.5

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austinl
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok, We would first want to distribute on the left side of the equation. Could you do that for me?

austinl
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@NobodySpecial We don't just give answers, nor do we not show our work.

goformit100
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.12(x + 1) = −8 or, 2x + 2 = 8 or, 2x = 10 or, x = 5........................................Ans.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02(5 + 1) = 8 is my work....

austinl
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That 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.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Guess and check works fine with multiple choice.

austinl
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1One 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.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@austinL I agree completely.

goformit100
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I am Sorry Sir. Please Excuse me for my deeds :'(

austinl
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@goformit100 You aren't the one that I was referring to...
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