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  • one year ago

What is the value of x in the equation 3(2x + 8) = 0? –8 –4 4 8

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  1. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    Distribute \[\huge~\rm~(3)(2x)+(3)(8)=0\]

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I don't know how to do that

  3. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    Whats 3 times 2x ?

  4. pooja195
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    Or ignore the x for now whats 3 times 2 ?

  5. anonymous
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    6

  6. pooja195
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    Good so we have 6x 3 times 8 =?

  7. anonymous
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    24

  8. pooja195
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    6x+24=0 we subtract 24 from both sides so that we can isolate x \[\huge~\rm~~6x+24−24=0−24\] We get our new equation \[\huge~\rm~6x=-24\] 6 div 6 =1 x i alone \[\huge~\rm~-24\div6=?\]

  9. anonymous
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    -4

  10. pooja195
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    good so x=-4

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