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DontLikeMathButOhWell

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Medal will be given. Steps to solve this Linear Equality.

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  1. DontLikeMathButOhWell
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    Steps to solve 12 + x Less than equal to 2x - 2

  2. tanzie32
    • one year ago
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    idk

  3. DontLikeMathButOhWell
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    ._.

  4. tanzie32
    • one year ago
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    wat

  5. whpalmer4
    • one year ago
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    \[12+x \le 2x-2\]We want to rearrange the inequality so that \(x\) appears by itself on one side of the inequality sign, with everything else on the other. I would suggest that perhaps subtracting \(x\) from both sides would be a good way to start.

  6. whpalmer4
    • one year ago
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    \[12+x\le2x-2\]\[12+x-x\le2x-2-x\]\[12\le x-2\]Now what?

  7. DontLikeMathButOhWell
    • one year ago
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    Subtract 2?

  8. DontLikeMathButOhWell
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    -2*

  9. whpalmer4
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    Add 2 to both sides, to get rid of the -2 on the side with the x

  10. whpalmer4
    • one year ago
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    \[12+2\le x-2+2\]\[14 \le x\]

  11. whpalmer4
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    or subtract -2 from both sides would work, too, but that's probably more error-prone for most people

  12. DontLikeMathButOhWell
    • one year ago
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    why would you add 2?

  13. DontLikeMathButOhWell
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    Ohh okay thanks alot.

  14. whpalmer4
    • one year ago
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    because \[-2 + 2 = 0\]

  15. DontLikeMathButOhWell
    • one year ago
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    Okay thank you @whpalmer4

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