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anonymous

  • one year ago

help solving this 9x / 4 + 8 = 21

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  1. Kailee1423
    • one year ago
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    Are you trying to solve for x?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yeah

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    would i multiply 4 on each side first?

  4. Kailee1423
    • one year ago
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    I honestly don't know where to start. Lol Is the beginning 9x divided by 4?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Multi|dw:1441655938321:dw|

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    how did you get the 36?

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    this doesn't look right

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    If you multiply the four you get rid of the fraction.

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{ 9x }{ 4 } \div 8 = 21\]

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    sorry i wasnt specific enough

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i got 8.4

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yeah that's what i got at first, but if you subtract 8 first, you get 5.75

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    you don't subtract first

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh wait so you would follow PEMDAS right ?

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    one sec ill show u what i did

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1441657069285:dw|

  17. Jhannybean
    • one year ago
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    If you're dividing by 8, you can't subtract by 8.

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i didnt divide by 8

  19. Jhannybean
    • one year ago
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    \(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{Originally Posted by}}\) @highschoolstuent55236 \[\frac{ 9x }{ 4 } \div 8 = 21\] \(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{End of Quote}}\) Are you dividing by 8 in your question or adding?

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    adding

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    its 9x/4 +8 =21

  22. Jhannybean
    • one year ago
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    Alright.

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