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anonymous
 one year ago
write the verbal code as an equation. A number decreased by 10 is twice the number. please help I have absolutely no idea
anonymous
 one year ago
write the verbal code as an equation. A number decreased by 10 is twice the number. please help I have absolutely no idea

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Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0decreased means subtract `is` mean equal sign now just translate into math equation

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1440425370538:dw x is a number

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But what does the variable stand for that is what I'm asking

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0they said `number` we don't know what number is that so that's why we would use x as a number any variable

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x is the number whatever that is :=)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know the equation is x10=2*x but what is x?????????

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you could write in "A number" instead of "x" but people use short names in algebra

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in fact when I see x10=2*x I read that as "a number decreased by 10 is 2 times that number"

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you just have to write the equation to find x value you can solve that equation for x after that you can substitute x for its value to check ur answer.
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