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anonymous

  • one year ago

Is this right? Solve the equation. Show your work. 45 = 3b + 69 45- -45 3b 24 3b 24/3 =8 b = 8

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  1. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    don't u think it should be 3b = -24

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I divided by 3b/3 cancel them out

  3. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    0 = 3b + 24 3b = -24

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    When i divide by 3 doe i put the 3 on the left or right?

  5. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    45 = 3b + 69 45 - 45 = 3b + 69 - 45 0 = 3b + 24 -24 = 3b so b = -8

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    How is the 24 negative if it was subtracted by a bigger number 69-45 = 24

  7. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    u get 3b + 24 = 0 so 3b + 24 -24 = -24 3b = -24

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Alright the 3 goes on the left. i was putting it on the right that's how i kept getting positive results. Thanks for explaining.

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