anonymous
  • anonymous
Please help! Solve: The quantity 2 x minus 10 divided by 4 = 3x.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Is that your problem, or is it just -10/4?
anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Whoops sorry I forgot the x. Okay, so what do you think the answer is with your understanding so far?
anonymous
  • anonymous
I think it is x=4
anonymous
  • anonymous
|dw:1434733163763:dw| Ok.. we'll see if you're correct. Is it 2x - 10 or 2x times -10?
anonymous
  • anonymous
2x minus 10
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh alright, sorry got confused with the x in the initial problem.
anonymous
  • anonymous
First, we need to get rid of the fraction.. do you know how?
anonymous
  • anonymous
No
anonymous
  • anonymous
Apply its inverse operation.. meaning multiply 4 on both sides so the fraction is gone. Inverse means opposite.
anonymous
  • anonymous
|dw:1434733426555:dw| Now what do you think you should do?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Remember that we need to get x onto one side of the problem.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Minus 2x from each side
anonymous
  • anonymous
Nevermind I got the awnser thn you anyways (-10)
anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
How did you get x = 4?
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