anonymous
  • anonymous
Solve for x. Express the answer in simplest form. 2/1 = 8x - 2 / 9
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jagr2713
  • jagr2713
Hey there :D is there answer choices ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Nope.
jagr2713
  • jagr2713
Ok first we simplify 2/1 to get what?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
2
jagr2713
  • jagr2713
Goo we we have\[2=8x-\frac{ 2 }{ 9 }\] left ok now what do we do next?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oops, should have specified= \[2 = (8x - 2) / 9\]
jagr2713
  • jagr2713
nope we add 2/9 to both sides and what do we get?
anonymous
  • anonymous
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jagr2713
  • jagr2713
we add on both sides 2+2/9=?
anonymous
  • anonymous
? I'm not following.
jagr2713
  • jagr2713
we are tying to x by its self so we add on both sides b.c its negative
jagr2713
  • jagr2713
you get it now @hputerpop
whpalmer4
  • whpalmer4
So the actual problem is \[\frac{2}{1} = \frac{8x-2}{9}\]
whpalmer4
  • whpalmer4
or \[\frac{2}{1} = 8x - \frac{2}{9}\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yep
jagr2713
  • jagr2713
Or i was doing the 2/1=8x one
jagr2713
  • jagr2713
do u understand @hputerpop
whpalmer4
  • whpalmer4
Unclear which one you said "yep" to... \[\frac{2}{1} = \frac{8x-2}{9}\]I would cross-multiply: \[2*9 = 1*(8x-2)\]\[18=8x-2\]\[20=8x\]\[x=\]

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