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  • one year ago

help please, i cant think straight today. What value of x makes the equation true? –(9 + (–17)) = –9 + x x =

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  1. anonymous
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    add 9 to both sides and solve \[-(9+(-17))=-9+x+9\]

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    oops sorry forgot to add 9 to the left side

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    lol its ok

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    now you have x on right side. solve for the left side -(9+(-17))+9 release the brackets: -9 - (-17) + 9=-(-17)=17

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    so x equals 17

  6. anonymous
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    oh thank you! :D

  7. anonymous
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    np :) :)

  8. anonymous
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    the reason i cant think straight today is because i got sick :/

  9. anonymous
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    first time i got sick in 4 - 5 years

  10. anonymous
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    well. get better. hope it won't be long. :)

  11. anonymous
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    thank you :) my temperature went from 101.4 to 100.9 so im slowly getting better :)

  12. anonymous
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    :) Get better. :)

  13. anonymous
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    ty :)

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