crazysuperanya
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Simplify: 2x + 5(x – 2) = 3(x – 5) PLEASE HELP
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Mehek14
  • Mehek14
first use distributive property for \(5(x-2)\)
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
\(5*x= \\ 5*2=\)
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
^answer that for me

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crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
hold on
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
10
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
ok 5 * 2 = 10 what about 5*x ?
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
um... that depends what x is
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
\(5*x = 5x\)
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
oh ok
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
so you have \(2x + 5x - 10 = 3(x-5)\)
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
what is \(3*x=\\3*(-5)\)
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
15
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
-15
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
right sorry
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
and 3*x
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
3*X=3X
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
ok so now you have \(2x+5x-10=3x-15\) what is \(2x+5x\)
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
7x...?
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
\(7x-10=3x-15\) \(7x-3x=?\)
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
4x
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
\(4x-10=-15\) \(-15+10=?\)
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
-5
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
\(\dfrac{-5}{4}\)
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
1.25
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
-1.25
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
so \(x=-1.25\)
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
Thank you so much i never would have gotten this without your help
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
yw \(\ddot\smile\)
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
Could you help me with one more
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
sorry but I gtg
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
oh... ok i fanned you though so maybe you'll be able to help another time!
Mehek14
  • Mehek14
sure just tag me when I come on
crazysuperanya
  • crazysuperanya
ok again thank you for your help!!!!!!!!!!!

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