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gabbyalicorn

  • one year ago

Five added to 2 times a number is equal to 7 less than 4 times the number. What is the number?

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  1. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    add plus times multiply less subtract suggest let the number = n

  2. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    is means = set the expressions equal and solve for n

  3. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    5 + 2 x n = 7 - 4

  4. HannahA
    • one year ago
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    the number is 6

  5. triciaal
    • one year ago
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  6. triciaal
    • one year ago
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  7. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    How'd you get 12? Just curious...

  8. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    @HannahA do not just give answers. help the person to get the answer.

  9. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    Thank you @triciaal for helping me. :)

  10. triciaal
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  11. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    When you mean isolate do you mean take the variable away? (just temporarily...)

  12. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    no leave the term(s) with the variable on one side and the numbers on the other side of the equation. isolate separate and leave by itself

  13. gabbyalicorn
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  14. triciaal
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  15. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    we want the numbers on one side and the letters on the other side

  16. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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  20. triciaal
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  21. triciaal
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    can do in 2 steps first n to the right then number to the left

  22. gabbyalicorn
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  23. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    what is your question?

  24. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    I don't have a question I'm just trying to fill in what you told mecan do in 2 steps first n to the right then number to the left

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