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anonymous

  • one year ago

how do you solve for x: (x+4)/2=7 ?

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  1. anonymous
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    What is your understanding of this question? We can go from there :)

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    well im not sure how to deal with fractions when solving for x

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Also.. \(\Large\cal\color{magenta}{Welcome~to~OpenStudy!}\)

  4. anonymous
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    thnks lol

  5. anonymous
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    In order to do this, you must apply the inverse operation to get rid of the fraction. Do you know how?

  6. anonymous
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    multiply the fraction by 2?

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    Yes! awesome job :)

  8. anonymous
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    ok so now we're left with 2x+8=7 or 2x+8=14?

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    |dw:1433957992798:dw|

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    or neither ?

  11. anonymous
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    oh ok i got it now

  12. anonymous
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    Try again :) the 2 will cancel out

  13. anonymous
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    so x+4=14 then substract 4 on both sides were left with x=10?

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    |dw:1433958069661:dw|

  15. anonymous
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    Correct! Great job!! :)

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    Don't forget to tip those who help you with a medal and/or fan :)

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    thanks!

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