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crazysuperanya

  • one year ago

Simplify: 2x + 5(x – 2) = 3(x – 5) PLEASE HELP

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  1. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    first use distributive property for \(5(x-2)\)

  2. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    \(5*x= \\ 5*2=\)

  3. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    ^answer that for me

  4. crazysuperanya
    • one year ago
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    hold on

  5. crazysuperanya
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    10

  6. Mehek14
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    ok 5 * 2 = 10 what about 5*x ?

  7. crazysuperanya
    • one year ago
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    um... that depends what x is

  8. Mehek14
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    \(5*x = 5x\)

  9. crazysuperanya
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    oh ok

  10. Mehek14
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    so you have \(2x + 5x - 10 = 3(x-5)\)

  11. Mehek14
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    what is \(3*x=\\3*(-5)\)

  12. crazysuperanya
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    15

  13. Mehek14
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    -15

  14. crazysuperanya
    • one year ago
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    right sorry

  15. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    and 3*x

  16. crazysuperanya
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    3*X=3X

  17. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    ok so now you have \(2x+5x-10=3x-15\) what is \(2x+5x\)

  18. crazysuperanya
    • one year ago
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    7x...?

  19. Mehek14
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    \(7x-10=3x-15\) \(7x-3x=?\)

  20. crazysuperanya
    • one year ago
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    4x

  21. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    \(4x-10=-15\) \(-15+10=?\)

  22. crazysuperanya
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    -5

  23. Mehek14
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    \(\dfrac{-5}{4}\)

  24. crazysuperanya
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    1.25

  25. Mehek14
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    -1.25

  26. Mehek14
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    so \(x=-1.25\)

  27. crazysuperanya
    • one year ago
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    Thank you so much i never would have gotten this without your help

  28. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    yw \(\ddot\smile\)

  29. crazysuperanya
    • one year ago
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    Could you help me with one more

  30. Mehek14
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    sorry but I gtg

  31. crazysuperanya
    • one year ago
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    oh... ok i fanned you though so maybe you'll be able to help another time!

  32. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    sure just tag me when I come on

  33. crazysuperanya
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    ok again thank you for your help!!!!!!!!!!!

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