anonymous
  • anonymous
Solve −2(2x + 5) − 3 = −3(x − 1). @horsegirl27
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schrodinger
  • schrodinger
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horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
So, first distribute -2 and -3. Do you know how to distribute?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
Ok, so distribute on both sides, and tell me what you get :)

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anonymous
  • anonymous
-4X-10-3 = -3X+1 -4X-13=-3X+1 -4X+3X=1+13X -X=14X X=-14
anonymous
  • anonymous
then i get -4x+5-3=-3x-1
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
Next, get x on one side, add 3x to both the left and right side
anonymous
  • anonymous
-1x+5-3=-1
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
yay! Now, 5-3?
anonymous
  • anonymous
-1x+2=-1
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
Goo, now -2 on both sides?
anonymous
  • anonymous
x=3
anonymous
  • anonymous
but thats not one of my answer choices
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
hmmm lets go back through our work
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
What are your answer choices?
anonymous
  • anonymous
the equation was suppose to be -4x+(-10)-3=-3x-(-3)
anonymous
  • anonymous
what do i do after
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
hmm one sec
anonymous
  • anonymous
am just going to guess and get it wrong
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
I am so so so so so sorry!! I would never leave in the middle of helping, but my computer froze

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