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anonymous
 one year ago
Having problems with multi step equations, solving for x, or in this case b, with two sided equations. How to do this?
8  2 x b = 2/3 x (12 x b + 6)
anonymous
 one year ago
Having problems with multi step equations, solving for x, or in this case b, with two sided equations. How to do this? 8  2 x b = 2/3 x (12 x b + 6)

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.08  2b = 2/3(12b + 6)  Is this your problem ??

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first we start on the right side and distribute the 2/3 through the parenthesis. Can you do that ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0By distribute, you mean multiply?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.08  2b = 2/3(12b + 6 that's how it goes

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes...multiply everything in the parenthesis by 2/3

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How would you do this without using the variable?

netlopes1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[82b=\frac{2}{3}(12b+6) \rightarrow\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I mean leaving it out, it would be 12.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.08  2b = (2/3) * 12b + (2/3) * 6 8  2b = 24/3b  12/3  reduce when you can 8  2b = 8b  4 are you still following this ??

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Not completely, you replaced b with 2/3 :P

netlopes1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[82b=\frac{2}{3}.12b  \frac{2}{3}.6 \rightarrow\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where you see that ?? I did not replace b with 2/3

netlopes1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This is a distributive rule, ok?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ohh, you left b but added 2/3.

netlopes1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[82b=\frac{24b}{3}\frac{12}{3}\rightarrow do\quad you\quad understand\quad?\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0to get rid of the parenthesis we use the distributive property...that means you take the number right before the parenthesis and multiply it by everything in the parenthesis. 8  2b = 2/3 (12b + 6) = 8  2b = (2/3 * 12b) + (2/3 * 6) = 8  2b = (24/3)b + (12/3) = 8  2b = 8b  4 any better understand this ??

netlopes1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[finally,\quad 82b=8b4\rightarrow6b=12\rightarrow b=2\]

netlopes1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[63b=\frac{3}{2}(4b+4) \rightarrow\]

netlopes1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If you understand, answer this equation, ok? It's the same "model", I mean.
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