Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
Solve for x. 4(x-6)-6x=-18
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Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
I don't want someone to solve this for me; I just want someone to show me how to do this type of problem.
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
@ganeshie8
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
@horsegirl27

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horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
You distribute and combine like terms
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
Then simplify
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
So... x-6+6x?
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
I have no idea... I haven't done algebra in about 4-5 years...
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
OR wait.. I distribute the 4, right?
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
So 4(x-6*4)-6x*4=-18*4 ?
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
No 4 into x and -6
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
so 4x-24-6x=-18 Now combine all the x's
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
4x+(-6x)?
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
Yup that's -2x=-18 You know what to do next?
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
Take -18+(-2x)?
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
or divide?
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
Yes, divide.
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
Which equals -9, right?
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
Good job!
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
Wait, I was right? :o YAY! :D
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
Wait hold that thought, it's positive 9
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
Oh. :p I was close. xD
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
Could you help me with another? It's an inequality one. :p
Whitemonsterbunny17
  • Whitemonsterbunny17
Also, thanks for putting up with me, I know I'm difficult. xD You're awesome though! ^.^
horsegirl27
  • horsegirl27
Haha it's okay, yo're welcome

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