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  • one year ago

pre-cal please help, pretty simple but just can't think. 1. Solve: 3(x-5) ≤x-9

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i think i got it

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    what is x though

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    It doesn't say but I know this is what you have to do in one step |dw:1443195793509:dw|

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @welshfella

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    x = 17?

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thats right^^^^

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    did you get it

  9. anonymous
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    No, I know x doesn't equal 17

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i suggest use mathway that is all im gonna do

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I did but it doesn't show you the work

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i cant ether srry tho

  13. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    3x - 15 <= x - 9 subtract x from both sides 2x - 15 <= -9 now add 15 to both sides then divide both sides by 2

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ah okay, got it. Thanks

  15. welshfella
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    yw

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Wait, where did you get 15 @welshfella

  17. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    oh right i distributed 3 over x - 5 3(x - 5) = 3*x + 3*-5) = 3x - 15

  18. welshfella
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    |dw:1443197387328:dw|

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Right, got it. Thanks again :)

  20. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    ok

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