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anonymous
 one year ago
help solving this
9x / 4 + 8 = 21
anonymous
 one year ago
help solving this 9x / 4 + 8 = 21

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Kailee1423
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you trying to solve for x?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would i multiply 4 on each side first?

Kailee1423
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I honestly don't know where to start. Lol Is the beginning 9x divided by 4?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Multidw:1441655938321:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how did you get the 36?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this doesn't look right

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you multiply the four you get rid of the fraction.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 9x }{ 4 } \div 8 = 21\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry i wasnt specific enough

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah that's what i got at first, but if you subtract 8 first, you get 5.75

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you don't subtract first

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh wait so you would follow PEMDAS right ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0one sec ill show u what i did

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1441657069285:dw

Jhannybean
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you're dividing by 8, you can't subtract by 8.

Jhannybean
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{Originally Posted by}}\) @highschoolstuent55236 \[\frac{ 9x }{ 4 } \div 8 = 21\] \(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{End of Quote}}\) Are you dividing by 8 in your question or adding?
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