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  • one year ago

Charlie solved an equation, as shown below: Step 1: 5x = 30 Step 2: x = 30 – 5 Step 3: x = 25 Part A: Is Charlie's solution correct or incorrect? If the solution is incorrect, explain why it is incorrect and show the correct steps to solve the equation. (6 points) Part B: How many solutions will this equation have? (4 points)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    incorrect, in step 2 you have to DIVIDE both sides by 5, not divide one by 5 and substract 5 from the other. Step 1: 5x = 30 Step 2: x = 30/5 Step 3: x = 6 B) the equation has 1 solution

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you so muchhh

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