A community for students.

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

anonymous

  • one year ago

Three times a number decreased by 14 is three times the number. Find the number and justify the solution., the answer is no solution right?

  • This Question is Closed
  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    should be 3x-14=3x which leaves 14=1

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    so no solution

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    right?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    3x - 14 = 3x -14 = 0 No solution

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    ok so i was right thx

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Yeah, can't add or subtract a value from a number and expect the result to be the same. Makes sense logically for there to be no solution also :)

  7. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.