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An equation is shown below: 3(4x + 5) = 12 Which of the following correctly shows the beginning steps to solve this equation? Step 1: 12x + 15 = 12 Step 2: 12x = −3 Step 1: 12x + 5 = 12 Step 2: 12x = 7 Step 1: 7x + 5 = 12 Step 2: 7x = 7 Step 1: 7x + 8 = 12 Step 2: 7x = 4

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i got the third one after working it out

  2. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    There are parentheses so first step is distribute we MULTIPLY

  3. cgbork
    • one year ago
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    ^^ Do the same thing as the last one we worked on. Distribute first.

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Do you still need help?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok so that means that c would note be the correct asnwer >.>

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    correct...you want to distribute let me make a drawing

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    no im still starting it and the threw a practice test on me so imtrying to learn it

  8. cgbork
    • one year ago
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    That's okay! Practice is key! When distributing, we multiply. Hopefully sweetie pie can draw something to help you understand :)

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1435010272111:dw|

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok ok so i was putting the parenthesis in the wrong place

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    and if you wanted to find what "x" was you would do |dw:1435010446237:dw|

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you !

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No Problem!

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