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Whitemonsterbunny17

  • one year ago

Solve for x. 4(x-6)-6x=-18

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  1. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    I don't want someone to solve this for me; I just want someone to show me how to do this type of problem.

  2. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    @ganeshie8

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    @horsegirl27

  4. horsegirl27
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    You distribute and combine like terms

  5. horsegirl27
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    Then simplify

  6. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    So... x-6+6x?

  7. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    I have no idea... I haven't done algebra in about 4-5 years...

  8. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    OR wait.. I distribute the 4, right?

  9. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    So 4(x-6*4)-6x*4=-18*4 ?

  10. horsegirl27
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    No 4 into x and -6

  11. horsegirl27
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    so 4x-24-6x=-18 Now combine all the x's

  12. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    4x+(-6x)?

  13. horsegirl27
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    Yup that's -2x=-18 You know what to do next?

  14. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Take -18+(-2x)?

  15. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    or divide?

  16. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Yes, divide.

  17. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Which equals -9, right?

  18. horsegirl27
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    Good job!

  19. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Wait, I was right? :o YAY! :D

  20. horsegirl27
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    Wait hold that thought, it's positive 9

  21. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Oh. :p I was close. xD

  22. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Could you help me with another? It's an inequality one. :p

  23. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Also, thanks for putting up with me, I know I'm difficult. xD You're awesome though! ^.^

  24. horsegirl27
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    Haha it's okay, yo're welcome

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