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  • one year ago

What is the value of x? 4(x+2)=14-2(3-4x)

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  1. anonymous
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    the first step is to distribute.

  2. anonymous
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    4x+8=14-6-8x

  3. anonymous
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    correct

  4. anonymous
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    now you gotta combine like terms

  5. anonymous
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    4x+8=8-8x

  6. anonymous
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    good. now you gotta get the Xs only on one side

  7. anonymous
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    12x+8=8

  8. anonymous
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    now you have to cancel out the 8

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    12x=16?

  10. anonymous
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    wrong. you have to subtract 8 from one side

  11. anonymous
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    12x=0

  12. anonymous
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    The answer matter what your teacher wants. You can answer it as undefined or no solution

  13. anonymous
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    so it would just be zero????

  14. anonymous
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    no the answer would not be a number. It would be no solution or undefined.

  15. anonymous
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    it has to be a number.... thats all i can put into the computer is numbers

  16. anonymous
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    huh ....... :K Bump up the question to see if anyone else knows.

  17. anonymous
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    x=0, but 4x+8=14-6+8x; 4x-8x=14-6-8; -4x=0; x=0

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