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anonymous
 one year ago
Two equations are shown:
Equation 1:
3
4
(x−12)=12
Equation 2:
3
4
y−12=12
Solve each equation. Then, enter a number in each box to make this statement true.
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anonymous
 one year ago
Two equations are shown: Equation 1: 3 4 (x−12)=12 Equation 2: 3 4 y−12=12 Solve each equation. Then, enter a number in each box to make this statement true. please help

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Vocaloid please help

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Do you mean \(\dfrac{3}{4}(x  12) = 12\) ?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Then the first thing you need to do is to get rid of the 3/4 from the left side. To do that, multiply both sides by 4/3

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(\dfrac{4}{3} \times \dfrac{3}{4}(x  12) = \dfrac{4}{3} \times 12\)

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(\dfrac{\cancel{4}}{\cancel{3}} \times \dfrac{\cancel{3}}{\cancel{4}}(x  12) = 16\)

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Now you have simply: \(x  12 = 16\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is the value of X

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Now what do you need to do to get rid of the 12 on the left side?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Since 12 is being subtracted from x, you do the opposite operation, which is add 12. You must do the same operation to both sides of an equation, so you add 12 to both sides.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(x  12+12 = 16+12\) \(x = 28\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that mean the value of X =28

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2For the second equation, you have y instead of x, but also no parentheses, right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then what is the value of Y

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Is this the second equation? \(\dfrac{3}{4}y  12 = 12\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think it is cuz u have to divide

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Let's do it. Did I write the second equation correctly? Is the second equation like the first equation except you have y instead of x and no parentheses?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(\dfrac{3}{4}y  12 = 12\) First, we need to get rid of the 12, so we add 12 to both sides. \(\dfrac{3}{4}y  12 + 12 = 12 + 12\) \(\dfrac{3}{4}y = 24\) Do you follow so far?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0srry took a 5 min nap

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Now we need to get rid of the 3/4 multiplying x, so we divide both sides by 3/4. Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal. We now multiply both sides by 4/3, the reciprocal of 3/4.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(\dfrac{\cancel{4}}{\cancel{3}} \times \dfrac{\cancel{3}}{\cancel{4}}y = \dfrac{4}{3} \times 24\) \(y = 32\)

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2As you can see, having or not having the parentheses in the original equation makes a difference in the answers.
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