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  • one year ago

Solve for x. Express the answer in simplest form. http://static.k12.com/bank_packages/files/media/mathml_813cf4caea1e291a97efa8f8441e5ef124425cf9_1.gif

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  1. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434463151213:dw| cross multiply like this ^^

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ok thank you

  3. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434463256534:dw| let me know what you get :-)

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    5/15 :) ?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Nnesha

  6. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434463378112:dw| after cross multiplication now solve for x

  7. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    nope that's incrroect :(

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I dont know, 6 x 3 - 1 equals 17 and thats the closest i can get to 15, but idk :/ I'm probably doing it wrong, @Nnesha

  9. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    it's not multiplication that's a x \[\huge\rm 6x-1 =15\] solve for x

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    OH i got confused ok omg

  11. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    first move -1 to the right side :-)

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    6x - 1 = 15 -1

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    16

  14. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    nope when u move any variable or number from left to right or right to left sign should change

  15. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    yes right add 1 u will get 16 :-)

  16. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    now divide both sides by 6

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so is it 6 divided by 6 and 16 divided by 6

  18. anonymous
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    or 1 divided by 6 and 16 divided by 6

  19. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    6 should be at the bottom bec 16 i already at the top

  20. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{ 6x }{ 6 } =\frac{ 16 }{ 6 }\]

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so i divide those?

  22. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    yes right 6/6 and 16/6 i guess u should reduce the fraction depends on ur answer choices :-)

  23. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i dont have any answer choices, i just have to put in the fraction that i find

  24. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    6/6 = 1 and when i divided 16 into 6 it gave me 2.66666666667

  25. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    alright that's a decimal 16/6 = what ? in fraction form

  26. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    2 2/3

  27. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    yes that's right or 8/3 :-) nice!

  28. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Alright, thank you so much for helping me with all of that (:

  29. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    my pleasure :-)

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