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leroysgurl15
 2 years ago
help cant figure out this problem
6(a+3)=213(12a)
leroysgurl15
 2 years ago
help cant figure out this problem 6(a+3)=213(12a)

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LaceyLeanne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you trying to find a

Jhannybean
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1First apply the distributive property.

Jhannybean
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.16*a +6*3 = 21 3 1*1 1 *2a

leroysgurl15
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i do that but the thing i get stuck on is putting it all togethter

Jhannybean
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh okay. so when we simplify this we get 6a +18 = 21 31+2a right?

Jhannybean
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1We'll work through it step by step.

Jhannybean
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Are you following? :\

leroysgurl15
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0instead of 2a wouldnt it be 6a

Jhannybean
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let's see. 6a +18 = 21 31+2a simplify the right side 6a + 18 = 214 +2a simplify again 6a + 18 = 17 + 2a bring all the a's to one side of the equation 6a 2a +18 = 17 simplify left side 4a +18 = 17 bring all the numbers to the other side of the equation 4a = 17  18 simplify 4a = 1 isolate a on one side by dividing both sides of the equation by 4 4a/4 = 1/4 Simplify a = 1/4
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