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anonymous
 one year ago
Below are the steps to solve an equation
step 1: x2 +3=7
step 2: x2=73
step 3: x2=4
which of the following is correct step to solve the equation?
anonymous
 one year ago
Below are the steps to solve an equation step 1: x2 +3=7 step 2: x2=73 step 3: x2=4 which of the following is correct step to solve the equation?

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Study_together
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think it's step 2.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x+2=4 x2=4 x+2=4 x2=4

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i need to find the correct step after

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For absolute value, we can drop the absolute bars by throwing a plus/minus symbol in front of the stuff.\[\large\rm \color{royalblue}{stuff}=4\]\[\large\rm \pm\color{royalblue}{stuff}=4\]Let's write the plus/minus on the other side though, that will make things easier.\[\large\rm \color{royalblue}{stuff}=\pm 4\]

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So notice that we actually have `two` equations now. One for the plus case, and another for the negative.\[\large\rm \color{royalblue}{stuff}=4\]\[\large\rm \color{royalblue}{stuff}= 4\]

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And for our problem, the `stuff` is simply `x2`.

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i guess everyone else got confused by the question lol

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you understand what I did with the absolute there? :O Your `stuff` is `x2`. So you're looking for an option that matches one of these,\[\large\rm \color{royalblue}{x2}=4\]\[\large\rm \color{royalblue}{x2}=4\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so its x2=4 would be the next step to solve the equation

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Option 4? Yay good job \c:/

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you so much! algebra is kicking my butt this summer
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