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  • one year ago

Solve for x: one over eight (8x + 15) = 24 A. 9 B. 49 C. one hundred seventy-seven over eight D. two hundred seven over eight PLEASE HELP

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    What is your understanding of this Q? We can work from there.

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    WHAT ?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1433186262464:dw|

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    First it's best to get rid of the fraction either by multiplying by its inverse or opening the parenthesis by applying the distributive property

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    can explain more than that

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I'm sorry I won't just give out the answer.

  7. anonymous
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    i know that

  8. anonymous
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    |dw:1433186400880:dw|

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    is the answer (a)

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No.

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    IS IT (b)

  12. anonymous
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    Show me your work.

  13. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    HI!!

  14. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    first step what is \(8\times 24\)?

  15. anonymous
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    192

  16. misty1212
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    good

  17. misty1212
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    so \[\frac{1}{8}(8x+15)=24\] multply by 8 and get \[8x+15=192\]

  18. anonymous
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    OK

  19. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    subtract \(15\) from both sides, what do you get ?

  20. anonymous
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    162

  21. anonymous
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    i mean 177

  22. misty1212
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    ok good so if \[8x=177\] then divide by \(8) and get \[x=\frac{177}{8}\] `

  23. anonymous
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    177/8

  24. misty1212
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    \[x=\frac{177}{8}\]

  25. anonymous
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    yes

  26. anonymous
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    thnx

  27. misty1212
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    \[\color\magenta\heartsuit\]

  28. anonymous
    • one year ago
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