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anonymous

  • one year ago

Solve for x: −3(x + 3) = −3(x + 1) − 5.

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  1. amoodarya
    • one year ago
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    first step distribution of (-3) to (x+3) and(x+1) apply this second step simplifying

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    what you mean

  3. amoodarya
    • one year ago
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    \[−3(x + 3) = −3(x + 1) − 5\\-3x-3(3) =-3x-3(1)-5\\-3x-9=-3x-3-5\\-3x-9=-3x-8\\\]

  4. amoodarya
    • one year ago
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    can you go on ?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yea dont you do the same to the other side ?

  6. amoodarya
    • one year ago
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    yes . if we simplify -3x both sides what happen ?

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ya

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i have no idea

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    count it..try

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    take the x to left hand side

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    that cancels out right ?

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    why cancel?

  13. amoodarya
    • one year ago
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    -3x+3x-9=-8 0x-9=-8 -9=-8 now what's the answer ?

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    -8

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    means the x is undefined. u prove that x cannot be solve.

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