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  • one year ago

solve for x: -2(x+3) = -2(x+1) - 4 A. 2 B. 3 C. All real numbers D. No solution really need help i've been doing this for hours i'm tired :(

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  1. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    Ok, so what was your attempt, your last question didn't seem as you finished it, so do the same distribute and collect like terms.

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so far i have -2x + 1 = -2x + -1 -4

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so -2x - 1 = -2x + -5

  4. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434432587247:dw|

  5. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434432669608:dw| so what does this mean?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    the picture is cut off some

  7. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    At what part?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    the whole pic is like cut in half so i only see-2x and x=

  9. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    Here you go: http://puu.sh/iqECx/c8e95fbd29.png

  10. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    Aside from that, once again what does x = x mean?

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ITS 1!!!!

  12. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    What do you mean

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    it means it's equal right?

  14. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    x=x yes, but from your options what does it mean, say you plug random numbers in for x, then you will get the same number back as output, so our answer is?

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    2?

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ohhh wouldn't it be all real numbers since 2 and 3 both work??

  17. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    Yes, all real numbers work, so it's all real numbers.

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you sorry it took forever!

  19. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    It's ok, long as your learning it doesn't matter how long it takes :)

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