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  • one year ago

Solve for x. 12x - 8 = 8x - 20 x = -3 x = -1 x = 1 3 x = 3

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  1. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    Start off by collecting like terms

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    12x - 8 = 8x - 20 -8x -8x

  3. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    \[12x-8x=-20+8\] now solve for x

  4. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    lol start by trying one yourself, this is like the fifth identical question

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    lol its about time you guys let me try i fel likea baby i thx hol up

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    okay, XD

  7. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    You should try them out before posting it

  8. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    And then if you're stuck just ask for help

  9. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    also @Astrophysics there are no like terms to collect in \[12x-8=8x-20\]

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    4-8=20

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    4x-8=-20

  12. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    Like terms...x's on one side and the integers on the other.

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    don't forgot the x

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    and the negative sign

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    4x-8=-20 +8 +8

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    4x=-12

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I think you can do the rest....

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    divide both sides by -4

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3

  20. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    -3

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ?

  22. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    x=-3

  23. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    your dividing both sides by -4, not 4

  24. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    No, you're dividing both side by 4

  25. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    the 12 is just a negative

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