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anonymous
 one year ago
Choose the answer based on the most efficient method as presented in the lesson.
If the first step in the solution of the equation 2x  8 = 5x + 3 is "subtract 2x," then what should the next step be?
subtract 5x
add 8
subtract 3
anonymous
 one year ago
Choose the answer based on the most efficient method as presented in the lesson. If the first step in the solution of the equation 2x  8 = 5x + 3 is "subtract 2x," then what should the next step be? subtract 5x add 8 subtract 3

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chrisdbest
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1After 1st step is done, your left with 8 = 3x + 3

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When you solve these kinds of problems, you want to get the x values on one side, and the integer values on the other. If you subtract the 2x, it will look like this: \[\large \sf 8=3x+3\] That means you want to get the 3x alone by subtracting the 3 over.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks you @LegendarySadist
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