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anonymous

  • one year ago

8x + 2(x – 7) = 7x + 3x – 14 Solve the equation and write the number of solutions. Show all the steps.

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  1. superhelp101
    • one year ago
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    the first step would be to distribute the 2 into the (x-7)

  2. superhelp101
    • one year ago
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    did u get 8x+2x-14=7x+3x-14 ?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes

  4. superhelp101
    • one year ago
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    great! Next we would combine the like terms so it would like: 10x-14=10x-14 (I just added the 8x and 2x on the first half and added 7x and 3x on the second half)

  5. superhelp101
    • one year ago
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    Since the 10x-14 equals 10x-14 that means all real numbers is the answer.

  6. superhelp101
    • one year ago
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    Does that make sense? :)

  7. anonymous
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    so it has infinite solutions

  8. superhelp101
    • one year ago
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    yes

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