anonymous
  • anonymous
Please help The difference between negative three times a number and five more than twice the number
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schrodinger
  • schrodinger
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anonymous
  • anonymous
difference between means - more than = + number = x
anonymous
  • anonymous
-3 * x (5 * 2)? that doesnt look right.
anonymous
  • anonymous
(-3 * x) (5 *2x) -3x - 2x = -5x - 5? idk.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
@satellite73 is this correct?
anonymous
  • anonymous
@jim_thompson5910 ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
@triciaal ?
calculusxy
  • calculusxy
\[\large -3n - (5 + 2n) \] is this the expression?
anonymous
  • anonymous
well it looks right.. im not sure
calculusxy
  • calculusxy
well if this is the case then we an have an invisible one in front of the parenthesis \[\large -3n - 1(5 + 2n) = -3 - 5 -2n \]
calculusxy
  • calculusxy
now what you have to do is combine the like terms.
anonymous
  • anonymous
-3 would be -3n right?
anonymous
  • anonymous
if so, -3n - 2n = -5n - 5 :)
calculusxy
  • calculusxy
remember that you only have -3 - 5 -2n
triciaal
  • triciaal
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calculusxy
  • calculusxy
sorry i made a mistake \[\large -3n - 5 - 2n = -5n - 5 \]
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay im confused now lol was i wrong
calculusxy
  • calculusxy
no you're correct :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay thanks! :D
calculusxy
  • calculusxy
you're welcome :)

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