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anonymous

  • one year ago

Corinne solved the equation below: 5x = 95 5x − 5 = 95 − 5 x = 90 Is Corinne's solution correct? If the solution is incorrect, explain why it is incorrect and show the correct steps to solve the equation.

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  1. marihelenh
    • one year ago
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    It is incorrect. You can't add or subtract like terms, so the left side wouldn't have been possible to be subtracted.

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    can you show the correct steps

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    you would divide by 5 on bothe sides giving you x=19

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    its an essay question

  5. marihelenh
    • one year ago
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  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    She subtracted instead of dividing. you want to isolate the variable "x" so to do the you see the x is being multiplied by 5 so you divide both sides of the equation by 5 to get x alone and get your answer

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