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anonymous
 one year ago
1/2 * x + 2 = 10
1/2 is a fraction im not dividing
anonymous
 one year ago
1/2 * x + 2 = 10 1/2 is a fraction im not dividing

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hlambach
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I assume you're trying to find x?

hlambach
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay. So start with the 2, you need to get it to the other side.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first subtract x to do inverse

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now u have 1/2x=8 what do u have to do to make 1/2x to 1x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well 2 1/2 make a whole right?

hlambach
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11/2x + 2 = 10 2 2 What do you get?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where did you get the other 2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so multiply by 2 to 8

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got 16 but it was wrong

hlambach
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The opposite of 1/2 is 2, which is why you need to multiply 8 by 2.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and where did you get the other 2??

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the other 2 is to show inverse to both sides

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but the 1/2 is not division its a fraction

hlambach
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You're trying to get 1/2 to the other side. So we're doing the opposite, just like we did with the +2 part in the equation. Instead of ADDING 2, we SUBTRACTED 2. Now to get x by itself, you need to multiply 1/2 by it's opposite. We are multiplying because fractions are really just division problems. So we multiply each side by 2. Got it?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but this one isnt division

hlambach
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Like I said, fractions are just division problems. What you're doing to the 1 is DIVIDING it by 2.

hlambach
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay, let's try it a "different" way. You are multiplying x by 1/2, right? So do the opposite, DIVIDE both sides by 1/2.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but i tried that and it was wrong

hlambach
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Plug in 16 for x and you'll see it's right. 1/2(16) + 2 = 10

hlambach
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11/2 * 16 = 8 8 + 2 = 10

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but its said it was 16 after i got it wrong

hlambach
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Unless the original equation is 1/2x +2 = 10 You are right.

hlambach
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If I helped, consider giving me a medal, please. :)
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