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freeG13
 one year ago
help sorry too confused + Fan + Medal
freeG13
 one year ago
help sorry too confused + Fan + Medal

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0To start, let's try to get all the x terms on one side and all the constants on the other. Can you do that for me?

freeG13
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0aren't them all ready on one side?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The x terms are on the left, but the 6 needs to go to the right to join the 18.

freeG13
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh so I subtract 6 on both sides?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You will have: \[(2/7)x + (/17)x = 18  6\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, that's a 1/7x.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let's evaluate both sides. 186 is 12. Then on the left we have \[(2/7)x + (1/7)x\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So now evaluate that left side.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Did you get an answer?

freeG13
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0am confused on this part

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, no problem. You need to add (2/7) + (1/7).

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That becomes your coefficient of x. The coefficient is the constant value in front of a variable.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0In this case, it is 1/7

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay. Great. So now you have: \[1/7x = 12\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Our goal now is to get rid of that coefficient, the 1/7, in front of the x. What should we do to both sides to get rid of the 1/7?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We should divide both sides by 1/7.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The reason for that is because we want to get rid of the number multiplying x. If we divide that number by itself, we get 1. 1/7 divided by 1/7 is 1. 1 times X is X.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So go ahead and divide both sides by 1/7 to get your final answer. X=?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.012/(1/7) = 12/(1/7) = (12*7)/1 = 84

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Correct. No problem. If this still doesn't make sense to you, please let me explain.
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