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alurahenderson
 one year ago
What is the solution to the equation?
2q + 18 = –5q – 3
A.
q = –5
B.
q = –3
C.
q = 3
D.
q = 5
alurahenderson
 one year ago
What is the solution to the equation? 2q + 18 = –5q – 3 A. q = –5 B. q = –3 C. q = 3 D. q = 5

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pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Start by combining the LIKE TERMS

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2hmmm not quite We want to combine like terms this would mean subtracting and adding from the other side of the equation

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Step 1: Add 5q to both sides. 2q+18+5q=−5q−3+5q

alurahenderson
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh so 2 on both sides?

alurahenderson
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I didn't see that

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You can also do it that way :)

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[\huge ~2q+18+5q=−5q−3+5q\]

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2whats 5+2=? whats 5+5?

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Good so now we have \[\huge~7q+18=3\] any ideas on what the next step may be?

alurahenderson
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13 on both sides?

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2hmm no we are isolating q so subtract 18

alurahenderson
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I was gonna say 18 but I didn't think so

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Well you were right :) 318=?

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Good so we get x=3 :)

alurahenderson
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Thank you again!!
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