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Spring98

  • one year ago

The incomplete work of a student to solve an equation is shown below: Step 1: 4x + 12 = 4 Step 2: ? Step 3: x = –8 ÷4 Step 4: x = –2 What is the missing Step 2? 4x = 8 4x = 16 4x = –16 4x = –8

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  1. Spring98
    • one year ago
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    how do i find out step two?

  2. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    Remeber in the previous equation we subtracted to get x or y by itself do the same here subtract 12

  3. Spring98
    • one year ago
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    12-4?

  4. Spring98
    • one year ago
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    @LegendarySadist

  5. Spring98
    • one year ago
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    do i subtract 12-4?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No, you're subtracting the 12 over. 4-12

  7. Spring98
    • one year ago
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    so i get -8 right?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Right, that would be it

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    It gives you the answer right there in Step 3 anyways

  10. Spring98
    • one year ago
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    Thank you very much!!!:)

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No problem :)

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