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anonymous
 one year ago
Can someone help me with this problem? I thought that you were just supposed to subtract "a4" from the original problem to result in, 3a12 but that is incorrect it says.
Subtract "a4" from "4a+16" and simplify your answer. The variable "a" should appear only once in your answer.
anonymous
 one year ago
Can someone help me with this problem? I thought that you were just supposed to subtract "a4" from the original problem to result in, 3a12 but that is incorrect it says. Subtract "a4" from "4a+16" and simplify your answer. The variable "a" should appear only once in your answer.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Problem with signs. Your idea is correct what happens when you subtract 4 from 16. \[16\left( 4 \right) = ?\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but how should I solve the problem

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0All that I know is that 3a+12 is incorrect

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\left( 4a+16 \right)  \left( a4 \right) = 4a+16a+4 = ?\]What do you get?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Correct. Good job. Do you understand where you went wrong the first time?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes I did not correctly follow the second step, the conversion between (a4) and a+4 thankyou
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