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anonymous

  • one year ago

can someone help me what is the first step to this equation (4/7)x - 5= -13

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  1. pandaecat
    • one year ago
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    Hmm you know how to solve an equation right

  2. pandaecat
    • one year ago
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    First try by getting rid of the fraction.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Sorry. To solve for x, you must first isolate the term containing the x. So, you must get rid of the -5 on the left hand side first. You do that by adding 5 to both sides of the equation.

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    If you eliminate the fraction first, you will eventually get to the correct answer, but the math will be harder.

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