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  • one year ago

Solve: 7x - 2(x + 1) = 6x + 14

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    expand -2(x+1) first

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    7x -2x -1 = 6x +14

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    now simplify 7x-2x since they are like terms

  4. anonymous
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    so that would be 7 * -2 ?

  5. anonymous
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    7x-2x just like that =5x

  6. anonymous
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    ok so 5x -1 = 6x + 14

  7. anonymous
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    now subtract 5x from both sides what happens

  8. anonymous
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    -1 = x +14

  9. anonymous
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    goo can u think of what number - 14 =-1

  10. anonymous
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    13

  11. anonymous
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    what number + 14 = -1 i mean

  12. anonymous
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    -15 ?

  13. anonymous
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    yep

  14. anonymous
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    x+14=-1 you can also subtract 14 from both sides to get that result x+14-14=-1-14 x=-15

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thank you so much!

  16. anonymous
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    you're welcome

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