tootsi123
  • tootsi123
The sum of two numbers is 55 . One number is 4 times as large as the other. What are the numbers?
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  • katieb
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tootsi123
  • tootsi123
I have tried to love this on my own and this is how i did it 55/2= 27.5 and then i divided that by 4. I know i did this wrong so please explain
anonymous
  • anonymous
one number is n, the other one is 4n and n + 4n = 55
tootsi123
  • tootsi123
Okay... so i divide 55 by 5 then right? i am saying this because 4n+n = 5n

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anonymous
  • anonymous
yes divide by 5
jjwalton04
  • jjwalton04
This is what i got x + 4x = 55 5x = 55 x = 11 4x = 44
jjwalton04
  • jjwalton04
Therefor the numbers are 11 and 44
tootsi123
  • tootsi123
:) got it
jjwalton04
  • jjwalton04
Srry i have a headache but what did u get?
tootsi123
  • tootsi123
Its okay.. i have a headache to part of the reason i am having trouble concentrating.... and what you said about before about what you got
jjwalton04
  • jjwalton04
OK thats good lol
jjwalton04
  • jjwalton04
well not the part with the headache lolz
tootsi123
  • tootsi123
Yeah i know :)
jjwalton04
  • jjwalton04
Well if u ever need my help again, just tag me
tootsi123
  • tootsi123
Okay well i need help with this simplify (x^4)^2 without parenthesis
jjwalton04
  • jjwalton04
ok hld on
tootsi123
  • tootsi123
I figured it out... its x^8 but thank you anyway
jjwalton04
  • jjwalton04
oh lolz
jjwalton04
  • jjwalton04
u sure?
jjwalton04
  • jjwalton04
Bc i got x^16
tootsi123
  • tootsi123
how?? I did 4*2 which is eight but wait i think i am forgetting that you have to multiply that by two also because it is on the outside of the parenthesis and i right
jjwalton04
  • jjwalton04
Exactly.
tootsi123
  • tootsi123
Oh okay thanks

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