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anonymous
 one year ago
What is the value of x in the equation 2(2x − 5 − 4) = 160 − 17?
40.25
62.25
80.25
143.0
anonymous
 one year ago
What is the value of x in the equation 2(2x − 5 − 4) = 160 − 17? 40.25 62.25 80.25 143.0

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Start by combining like terms, like the 5 and 4, and the 160 and 17

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, now divide both sides by 2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you mean distribute?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh wait, you made a mistake when you subtracted the 17, it should have been 143

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then add nine to both sides, and divide by two, and you should have your answer

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So back to the beginning. 2(2x54)=16017

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can reduce this to 2(2x9)=143

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, without having to distribute the 2, since its already on the outside, you can just divide both sides by 2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now you can add nine to both sides to get the x term by itself

DecentNabeel
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[2\left(2x54\right)=16017\quad :\quad x=\frac{161}{4}\quad \left(\mathrm{Decimal:\quad }x=40.25\right)\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, after you add the nine, divide both sides by 2 to get your final answer, 40.25

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhh thankss guyss thanks for the explination

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the solution to the following equation? 2(3x − 7) + 18 = 10 1 3 5 6

DecentNabeel
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[2\left(3x7\right)+18=10\quad :\quad x=1\] 2(3x − 7) + 18 = 10 6x14+18=10 6x+4=10 subtract 4 on both sides 6x4+4=104 6x=6 x=1

DecentNabeel
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1are you understand @bby.nessa

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yea i understand thanks

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just take every terms without x to the right side of equation to get the value of x it's simple first try your own then ask for explanation that's the way of learning.
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