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anonymous

  • one year ago

What is the solution to the equation? 1/3x + 1/3 (2x - 15) = 3 1/2

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  1. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    start by distributing (1/3)(2x-15) = ?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    im confused

  3. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    use the distributive property A(B-C) = A*B - A*C so (1/3)(2x-15) = ?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so I would get x/32 -15... i think im doing this wrong

  5. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    almost (1/3)*(2x) = ?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    wait so i think i got the answer... 41/2

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh wait no umm... could you explain to me how to get the answer and step by step i have to leave soon but i need help so i know how to do this for any other test... this is the only question i need help with and my test will be over

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