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  • one year ago

The sum of two numbers is ten. Using x to represent the smaller number, translate "the difference between twice the larger number and negative twenty" into a variable expression and simplify.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    would it be 10x - 20?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    or 2(10x) - 20?

  3. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    let the samller no.be x so the other no. is 10-x

  4. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    no according to your question, 2(10-x)-(-20)

  5. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    whats the answer

  6. anonymous
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    20 - 2x - (-20)

  7. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    this is the answer??

  8. anonymous
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    what the answer says on the worksheet is 40 - 2x

  9. anonymous
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    so would you add 20 and 20?

  10. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    yeah just simplify my equation

  11. anonymous
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    which equation?

  12. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    the one i gave you

  13. anonymous
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    2(10-x)-(-20)?

  14. sohailiftikhar
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    lol she is correct 2(10-x)-(-20) 20-2x+20 40-2x

  15. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    2(10-x)-(-20) 20-2x+20 40-2x

  16. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    :)

  17. anonymous
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    thanks again :)

  18. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    your welcome:)

  19. sohailiftikhar
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    :)

  20. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    thanks @sohailiftikhar

  21. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    :)

  22. sohailiftikhar
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    np

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