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anonymous

  • one year ago

A set of numbers is shown below: {5.4, 6.2, 7.4, 9.2, 15.1} The number __ from the set will make the equation x + 3 = 8.4 true.

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  1. anonymous
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    let's say we pick a random number 15.1 from the set replace x with 15.1 to see if x+4 = 8.4 is true x+4 = 8.4 15.1+4 = 8.4 19.1 = 8.4 since 19.1 = 8.4 is false, this means x = 15.1 is NOT the solution to x + 4 = 8.4

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    you are looking for values that make x + 4 = 8.4 true

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes

  6. anonymous
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    x + 3 = 8.4 true.

  7. jim_thompson5910
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    try out other numbers from that set

  8. anonymous
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    9.2

  9. anonymous
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    @nincompoop

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    @jim_thompson5910

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    @Jack_Prism

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    so 9.2 plus 3 is equal to 8.4 ?

  13. anonymous
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    no

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ohhhhhhh thx

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