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anonymous
 one year ago
solve for x:
−32x + 6 = −12
a. x = −1 and x = −5 < correct answer
b. no solution
c. x = 1 and x = 5
d. x = −9 and x = 3
anonymous
 one year ago
solve for x: −32x + 6 = −12 a. x = −1 and x = −5 < correct answer b. no solution c. x = 1 and x = 5 d. x = −9 and x = 3

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jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1434963289424:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1first you can divide both sides by 3 dw:1434963323427:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1434963334417:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1434963344378:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1make sense so far?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, wow thank you. i kept distributing

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you will have 2x+6 = 4

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.12x+6 = 4 breaks down into these two equations 2x+6 = 4 or 2x+6 = 4

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2does the absolute value rule also apply here?

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I thought.. it's 2x+6=4 or 2x6= 4...or am I remembering this wrong?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1either way works because 2x6 = 4 is equivalent to 2x+6 = 4

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2oh ok! I prefer either we have 2x+6 =4 or 2x6=4 whew

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so now all we need to do is solve for x for those equations.

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2oh there it is! For an absolute value equation, we split this equation into 2 situations. one where \[\abs 2x+6 \abs = 4\] Y U NO WORK LATEX NUGH! we have one situation where the 2x+6 is positive and another situation is the negative sign is distributed all over 2x+6

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.22x+ 6 = 4 2x6=4 should be our equations

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2let's start at 2x+6=4 solve for x

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2if x = 5 and I plug it back into the equation I have 4.. 4 doesn't equal to 4 for 2x+6=4

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I need x by itself.. so what do we need to do?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0subtract 6 on both sides, then divide by 2

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[2x+6=4 \] \[2x=46\] \[2x=2\]

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2right so our next equation 2x6=4

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so what do we need to do to get x by itself ^^

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@jillybean367 are you there? ^^

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0add 6 to both sides, then multiply by 2?

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes for addition part, but no for the multiplication \[2x6=4\] \[2x6+6=4+6\] \[2x=10\]

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2mhm and what do we have?

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2close you are dividing a positive number with a negative number example \[\frac{12}{4} = 3\]

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so in your problem we have \[x = \frac{10}{2}\] or \[x = \frac{10}{2}\]

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2the answer has a negative sign though...

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2we can't drop the negative sign.

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes, so we have x = 1 and x = 5 if you plug those values back in the original equation you will have 12=12 so those are the correct x values

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wow thank you so much!
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