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  • one year ago

What is the solution set for the open sentence with the given replacement set? 17 – x = 9, {5, 6, 7, 8} A. 5 B. 6 C. 7 D. 8

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    in my time they called this "solve for\(x\)"

  2. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    yes lol

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[17-x=9\] solve in two steps a) subtract \(17\) from both sides then b) change the sign of both sides

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    this question goes right in the "bad math" pile, to be compiled in a book soon

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    17-x=9 17-x=9-17=-8 So, the answer is 8 17-8=9

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thx gigirained

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    no probs

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