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  • one year ago

Translation problems please help.. Twenty less than twelve percent of a number minus the sum of twice the number and negative fifteen

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    .12x - 2x 20- -15 ?? is this correct

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @jim_thompson5910 ?

  3. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    let the number be x

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh yes

  5. anonymous
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    wouldnt the 20 go next to the 15? since its less than? or do i just solve from there?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    the answer sheet says its -18.8x - 35 and i figured out how to get the 35 but i cant seem to figure out -18.8 bc all i get is 1.88

  7. anonymous
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    okay thanks :)

  8. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    is mine not matching with your answer

  9. anonymous
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    im not sure.

  10. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    @jim_thompson5910

  11. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    hey sorry i've got your answer

  12. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    it will be 12x/100-20-2x-15

  13. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    then you will get 12x-2000-200x-1500/100

  14. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    i'm so sorry ...i did not want to misguide you:(

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so you just multiply everything?

  16. anonymous
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    its okay :)

  17. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    no

  18. jim_thompson5910
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    when I translated, I got `(0.12x-20)-(2x-15)` which simplifies to `-1.88x -5`

  19. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    you got to take the lcm 100

  20. anonymous
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    hmm

  21. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    |dw:1441003854864:dw|

  22. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    do you understand?

  23. anonymous
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    yes in a way

  24. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    if you have confusion then pls ask

  25. anonymous
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    okay so i divided 188/100 and its 1.88 do i move the decimal?

  26. anonymous
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    other than that i understand it :)

  27. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    no it will be 1.88 and not 18.8:)

  28. anonymous
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    oh okay then i understand thanks so much! :)

  29. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    i rechecked it many times its correct:)

  30. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    your welcome

  31. anonymous
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    :)

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