What is the value of x in the equation 3(2x + 8) = 0?
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Answer should be 4
The 3 with 2x and 8
but u just said the asnwer should be negative 4 or at least thats what i got
You should distribute. Niaa was right, I was wrong.
Do you see it?
Yea The Answer is -4 , yes yes @cgbork that's correct
im so confused though
sorry, x =-4. I keep forgetting the negative sign.
ok thank you lol
My apologies. If only you could edit your posts on here
yea true its ok
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