A community for students.

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

anonymous

  • one year ago

Which of the following BEST summarizes how to use the multiplication property of equality to isolate the variable p below? -1/2p=4 A. divide only the right side of the equation by 2 B. multiply only the right side of the equation by 2 C. divide both sides of the equation by –2 D. multiply both sides of the equation by –2

  • This Question is Closed
  1. butterflydreamer
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    do you know what "multiplication property of equality" means? :)

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    its the property stating that multiplying or dividing both sides of an equation by y the same value right?

  3. butterflydreamer
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    it basically states that when BOTH sides of an equation are multiplied by the same number, the remaining expressions are equal :)

  4. butterflydreamer
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    so we have: |dw:1436367734469:dw|

  5. butterflydreamer
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    so what does \[1 \div -\frac{ 1 }{ 2 } = ?\]

  6. butterflydreamer
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    hello?...

  7. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.