anonymous
  • anonymous
Solve for x: −3(x + 3) = −3(x + 1) − 5.
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amoodarya
  • amoodarya
first step distribution of (-3) to (x+3) and(x+1) apply this second step simplifying
anonymous
  • anonymous
what you mean
amoodarya
  • amoodarya
\[−3(x + 3) = −3(x + 1) − 5\\-3x-3(3) =-3x-3(1)-5\\-3x-9=-3x-3-5\\-3x-9=-3x-8\\\]

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amoodarya
  • amoodarya
can you go on ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yea dont you do the same to the other side ?
amoodarya
  • amoodarya
yes . if we simplify -3x both sides what happen ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
ya
anonymous
  • anonymous
i have no idea
anonymous
  • anonymous
count it..try
anonymous
  • anonymous
take the x to left hand side
anonymous
  • anonymous
that cancels out right ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
why cancel?
amoodarya
  • amoodarya
-3x+3x-9=-8 0x-9=-8 -9=-8 now what's the answer ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
-8
anonymous
  • anonymous
means the x is undefined. u prove that x cannot be solve.
anonymous
  • anonymous
try refer this http://www.algebrahelp.com/calculators/equation/factoring/calc.do;jsessionid=66152C828DA59D0BD214152EB507BC47?equation=-3x-9%3D-3x-3-5&solvf=AUTO

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