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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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    Did you ask this earlier? Or was this someone else? I have already answered this today..

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I did not ask earlier

  3. marihelenh
    • one year ago
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    Her solution is not correct. You can only subtract like terms so she can't do 5x-5. She would've needed to divide both sides by 5 and get x=19.

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