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  • one year ago

Which of the following describes the correct process for solving the equation 2x − 6 = 22 and arrives at the correct solution? A)Divide both sides by −6 and then add 2. The solution is x = 8. B)Subtract 6 from both sides of the equation and then divide by 2. The solution is x = 7. C)Add 6 to both sides of the equation and then divide by 2. The solution is x = 14. D)Add 6 to both sides of the equation and then divide by 22. The solution is x = −14.

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  1. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    what do you think?

  2. Mehek14
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    since 6 is being subtracted, you would do the opposite to get it on the other side what's the opposite of subtraction?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    addition

  4. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    so you would add 6

  5. Mehek14
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    so A and B are out

  6. Mehek14
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    next you have 2x which means 2 times x the opposite of multiplication is?

  7. anonymous
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    division

  8. Mehek14
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    so you would first add 6 and then divide by 2

  9. Mehek14
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    so let's solve it \(2x-6=22\\6+22=28\\28/2=14\)

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh get it its C

  11. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    yup \(\checkmark\)

  12. anonymous
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    THANK U SOO MUCH

  13. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    anytime ^_^

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