anonymous
  • anonymous
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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anonymous
  • anonymous
.12x - 2x 20- -15 ?? is this correct
anonymous
  • anonymous
@jim_thompson5910 ?
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
let the number be x

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anonymous
  • anonymous
oh yes
anonymous
  • anonymous
wouldnt the 20 go next to the 15? since its less than? or do i just solve from there?
anonymous
  • anonymous
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
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay thanks :)
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
is mine not matching with your answer
anonymous
  • anonymous
im not sure.
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
@jim_thompson5910
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
hey sorry i've got your answer
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
it will be 12x/100-20-2x-15
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
then you will get 12x-2000-200x-1500/100
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
i'm so sorry ...i did not want to misguide you:(
anonymous
  • anonymous
so you just multiply everything?
anonymous
  • anonymous
its okay :)
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
no
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
when I translated, I got `(0.12x-20)-(2x-15)` which simplifies to `-1.88x -5`
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
you got to take the lcm 100
anonymous
  • anonymous
hmm
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
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madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
do you understand?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes in a way
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
if you have confusion then pls ask
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay so i divided 188/100 and its 1.88 do i move the decimal?
anonymous
  • anonymous
other than that i understand it :)
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
no it will be 1.88 and not 18.8:)
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh okay then i understand thanks so much! :)
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
i rechecked it many times its correct:)
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
your welcome
anonymous
  • anonymous
:)

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