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trwatkins1

  • one year ago

What value of j makes the statement true? j – 13.7 = –6.5

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  1. trwatkins1
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    @YoungStudier

  2. YoungStudier
    • one year ago
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    Are there answer choices or no?

  3. trwatkins1
    • one year ago
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    no

  4. zzr0ck3r
    • one year ago
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    add 13.7 to both sides and tell me what you got

  5. YoungStudier
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    Righto, gimme a second to figure it out, then I'll help you figure it out.

  6. trwatkins1
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    k

  7. anonymous
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    to isolate j, you add 13.7 to both sides

  8. anonymous
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    you add because you are undoing the subtraction of 13.7 since 13.7 - 13.7 = 0

  9. YoungStudier
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    So, do -6.5 + 13.7

  10. zzr0ck3r
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    \(\uparrow\)

  11. trwatkins1
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    7.2?

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Yes!!!

  13. anonymous
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    Good job!

  14. anonymous
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    13.7 + (-6.5) = 7.2

  15. YoungStudier
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    Yup, that's right. :D

  16. zzr0ck3r
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    lol

  17. trwatkins1
    • one year ago
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    :) btw @YoungStudier welcome to human calculator

  18. YoungStudier
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    XD, thanks.

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