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anonymous

  • one year ago

2/3 (x-4) = 2x How do you solve that ?

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  1. jdoe0001
    • one year ago
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    \(\bf \cfrac{2}{3}(x-4)=2x?\)

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Yes.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @jdoe0001

  4. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    hi!!

  5. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{2}{3}(x-4)=2x?\] right?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Yes

  7. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    i hate fractions

  8. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    multiply both sides by 3 and get \[2(x-4)=6x\] is a good start

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I get everything except the 2x part

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Multiply the 2/3 by x/1

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    What do you mean ?

  12. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    your fraction in front is \(\frac{2}{3}\) right?

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Yes

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Make the -4 12/3 and keep that 2/3x

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    And make the 2x , 6/3x, it'll make it all Easter if it's all fractions

  16. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    lets go slow

  17. jdoe0001
    • one year ago
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    \(\bf \cfrac{2}{3}(x-4)=2x\implies \cfrac{2(x-4)}{{\color{brown}{ 3}}}=2x \\ \quad \\ 2(x-4)={\color{brown}{ 3}}(2x)\implies 2x-8=6x\implies ?=x\)

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    want a picture of wavy I'd do ?

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I don't wanna push you guys but can you do the problem step-by-step because im not getting anything? It would be helpful.

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Sure retro

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thanks jdoe

  22. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I wanna see everyone of your answer with your ways and see which one easiest so I can do them on my own later :D

  23. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{2}{3}(x-4)=2x\] the annoying part is the fraction \(\frac{2}{3}\) we can get rid of the denominator by multiplying both sides by 3

  24. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Okay so 2x would be 6x....

  25. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    that will get rid of the fraction \[3\times \frac{2}{3}(x-4)=3\times 2x\\ 2(x-4)=6x\]

  26. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Won't let me post picture

  27. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    then it should be more or less routine distribute first get \[2x-8=6x\]

  28. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    subtract \(2x\) from both sides to get \[-8=4x\]

  29. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I got the answer

  30. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    then divide both sides by \(4\)

  31. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    X= -3

  32. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    You did it wrong ......

  33. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    actually no it is not \(-3\)

  34. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes it is

  35. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I wished it would let me show you my work

  36. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    x=-2 @misty1212 ?

  37. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Why won't it let me put pics ?

  38. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @misty1212

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