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arw1998
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Is x= 1.75 the answer to this? I have already worked it out. I am just checking it.
4x+2(x+1)=9
 11 months ago
 11 months ago
arw1998 Group Title
Is x= 1.75 the answer to this? I have already worked it out. I am just checking it. 4x+2(x+1)=9
 11 months ago
 11 months ago

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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
6x +2 = 9 6x = 7 x= 7/6 x= 1.1667 how did u get 1.75 ?
 11 months ago

Jordan7 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
first plug in your answer and if the answer matches up to 9 then thats your answer
 11 months ago

arw1998 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
4x+2(x+1)=9 4x+22(x+1)=92 4x(x+1)=7 4x=7 4x/4=7/4 x=1.75 Sorry I meant to put positive 1.75 not negative. But I still have a feeling that my answer is incorrect.
 11 months ago

Jordan7 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well take 1.75 and plug it in for x and what do you get
 11 months ago

arw1998 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
not 9. so im incorrect
 11 months ago

hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
4x+2(x+1)=9 4x+22(x+1)=92 itself is incorrect. why did u subtract 2 ? and its not done properly
 11 months ago

arw1998 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay. so what is the first step to do? I have not had math in about a year so I need some refreshing. My teacher gave us practice problems for the first day, so she didn't teach or go over anything, so I am very lost.
 11 months ago

hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
4x+2(x+1)=9 1st step is to simplify 2(x+1) by distributing dw:1389463858607:dw
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1389464033269:dw
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
4x+2(x+1)=9 4x+2x+2=9 now subtract 2 from both sides.
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arw1998 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so it was 2x? And I have to keep the +2?
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
4x+2x+2=9 4x+2x = 92 can u solve further ? 4x+2x = ???
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, thats correct :)
 11 months ago

arw1998 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you so much! I just didn't remember the distributive property part.
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hartnn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you're welcome ^_^ keep practicing :)
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arw1998 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I definitely will. :)
 11 months ago

phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You check out Khan's videos to refresh your memory for example http://www.khanacademy.org/math/ccseventhgrademath/cc7thvariablesexpressions/cc7thmanipulatingexpressions/v/combiningliketermsandthedistributiveproperty In general, if you have a question, search his site for a pertinent video.
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arw1998 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay, thank you. :)
 11 months ago
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