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  • one year ago

What is the value of x in the equation −x = 3 − 4x + 6? −9 −3 3 9

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  1. anonymous
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    What do you think the answer is?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    um -9

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Not quite.

  4. anonymous
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    its 9

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Let me draw it for you

  6. anonymous
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    \[-x=3-4x+6\]

  7. anonymous
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    You have to add 4x to each side

  8. anonymous
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    um im sorry i dont understand

  9. anonymous
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    \[3x=3+6\]

  10. anonymous
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    There is an x on both sides of the equal sign. Correct?

  11. anonymous
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    yes

  12. anonymous
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    So you would a 4x to -x

  13. anonymous
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    and what would that be?

  14. anonymous
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    3

  15. anonymous
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    Exactly 3x

  16. anonymous
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    yay thank you

  17. anonymous
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    But that isn't the answer

  18. anonymous
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    oh :/

  19. anonymous
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    Add -4x to 4x

  20. anonymous
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    That would make it 0.

  21. anonymous
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    yes

  22. anonymous
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    \[3x=3+6\]

  23. anonymous
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    So you'll have that. 3+6 is?

  24. anonymous
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    9

  25. anonymous
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    Precisely.

  26. anonymous
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    \[3x=9\]

  27. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Then divide and that's your answer

  28. anonymous
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    3

  29. anonymous
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    Good. Now I know you choose that answer before but I wanted to make sure that You new why that was the answer.

  30. anonymous
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    okay thank you

  31. anonymous
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    Can I have a medal and a fan?

  32. anonymous
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    If you need help on anything else, tag me

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