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  • one year ago

3(x-2)+5x=18 What is the value of x?

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  1. MrNood
    • one year ago
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    first distribute the 3 into the brackets write the new equation here

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3x-6+5x=18

  3. MrNood
    • one year ago
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    now collect the terms with x in them together

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3x+5x

  5. MrNood
    • one year ago
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    yes - but add them up - and keep the whole equation together

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    8x-6=18

  7. MrNood
    • one year ago
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    good now 2 steps first add 6 to each side then divide each side by 8

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    x=3

  9. MrNood
    • one year ago
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    good so - always do the distribution first then get all terms with x on one side and all constant terms on the other then solve for x

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ty

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