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  • one year ago

What is the value of x in the equation 3(2x + 8) = 0? –8 –4 4 8

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  1. anonymous
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    -4 ?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    are u sure ?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3 (2x+8)=0 First Distribute

  4. cgbork
    • one year ago
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    Answer should be 4

  5. anonymous
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    The 3 with 2x and 8

  6. anonymous
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    but u just said the asnwer should be negative 4 or at least thats what i got

  7. cgbork
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    You should distribute. Niaa was right, I was wrong.

  8. cgbork
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    3(2x+8)=0 6x+24=0 6x=-24 6x/6=24/6 x=4 Do you see it?

  9. anonymous
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    Yea The Answer is -4 , yes yes @cgbork that's correct

  10. anonymous
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    im so confused though

  11. cgbork
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    sorry, x =-4. I keep forgetting the negative sign.

  12. anonymous
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    ok thank you lol

  13. cgbork
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    My apologies. If only you could edit your posts on here

  14. anonymous
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    yea true its ok

  15. anonymous
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    Ok First you Have To Distribute. When ever you have a number in front of a parentheses, you always distribute before solving. So 3 (2x+8)=0 You Distribute by MultiplYing 3 by 2x and 8 Which will give you 6x+24=0 Then You Subtract 24 from both sides of the equal sign Which will give you 6x=-24 Then You Just Divide By Putting a 6 Under Everything and So The 6 cancel out with its self and -24÷6 is -4 So you Will Be left with, which is your answer ×=-4

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