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  • one year ago

Solve for x: 1 over 3 (2x − 8) = 4.

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  1. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    \[\huge\rm \frac{ 1 }{ 3 }(2x-8)=4\] like this ?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Yes, sorry

  3. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    alright what would be your first step ? any idea ?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I have no idea. I think if you get me started, I might be able to

  5. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    alright so to solve for x we should move all numbers to the right side remember the PEMDAS rule Parentheses Exponnets Multiply divide Add Subtract there is a fraction so start with the multiplication multiply both sides by 3

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    1(2x - 8) = 16?

  7. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1441825159122:dw| let me know what you get after this

  8. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    hmm 16 ??

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    12 lol sorry. I'm running on barely any sleep

  10. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    yes right 2x-8 = 12 now move `-8` to the right side how would you do that ? would you add ,subtract multiply or divide ?

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Add 8 to both sides

  12. Nnesha
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    yes right !

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    You're great, thank you so much :) I gave you a metal.

  14. Nnesha
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    absolutely right !

  15. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    lag >.< np good work!!

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