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anonymous
 one year ago
The equation 9(u – 2) + 1.5u = 8.25 models the total miles Michael traveled one afternoon while sledding, where u equals the number of hours walking up a hill and (u – 2) equals the number of hours sledding down the hill. Which is the value of u?
anonymous
 one year ago
The equation 9(u – 2) + 1.5u = 8.25 models the total miles Michael traveled one afternoon while sledding, where u equals the number of hours walking up a hill and (u – 2) equals the number of hours sledding down the hill. Which is the value of u?

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mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Looks like distribution but im not sure? @iambatman

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A: u = 0.25 B: u = 0.75 C: u = 1.1 D: u = 2.5

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here are some options to help you out... And I'm pretty sure.

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay well if it is... hold on I can do it but...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay I appreciate it...

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1435012772189:dw drawing sucks lol but lets do it

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1435012852710:dw Distribute the 9 first

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay I'm doing this on paper... next?

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what did you get? lol

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Actually I think I just solved the whole thing lol, I came up with u equals 0.25?

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1435013034777:dw that what you should have. You just multiple the 9 across the perenthesis

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol lets see idk yet either

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0add common numbers so 9u + 1.5u = 10.5u

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And now solve for u?

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0actual subtract 1.5u from 9u

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the equation now should be 7.5u +18 = 8.25

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now subtract 18 from 8.25

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay I have that so far.. Okay

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0actual I think we messed up

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we need to add 1.5 to 9 I believe so that gives us 10.5

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah because it was a plus sign right?

mattyboyy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm doing it wrong...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[9 (u2)+1.5 u=8.25\text{ },\text{ }u=2.5 \]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Alright, that does the job lol. Thanks very much robtobey, appreciate it.
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