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  • one year ago

Please help! Solve: The quantity 2 x minus 10 divided by 4 = 3x.

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  1. anonymous
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    |dw:1434733000840:dw|

  2. anonymous
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    Is that your problem, or is it just -10/4?

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  4. anonymous
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    Whoops sorry I forgot the x. Okay, so what do you think the answer is with your understanding so far?

  5. anonymous
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    I think it is x=4

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    |dw:1434733163763:dw| Ok.. we'll see if you're correct. Is it 2x - 10 or 2x times -10?

  7. anonymous
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    2x minus 10

  8. anonymous
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    Oh alright, sorry got confused with the x in the initial problem.

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    First, we need to get rid of the fraction.. do you know how?

  10. anonymous
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    No

  11. anonymous
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    Apply its inverse operation.. meaning multiply 4 on both sides so the fraction is gone. Inverse means opposite.

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    |dw:1434733426555:dw| Now what do you think you should do?

  13. anonymous
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    Remember that we need to get x onto one side of the problem.

  14. anonymous
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    Minus 2x from each side

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    Nevermind I got the awnser thn you anyways (-10)

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    |dw:1434733594296:dw|

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    How did you get x = 4?

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    Please don't forget to tip those who help you with a medal and/or fan ;)

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