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anonymous
 one year ago
Twelve times the sum of eight and a number is 29. What is the number?
On scratch paper, translate the statement above into an equation that you can solve to answer this question. Do not solve it yet. Use x as your variable. Then solve your equation for x.
anonymous
 one year ago
Twelve times the sum of eight and a number is 29. What is the number? On scratch paper, translate the statement above into an equation that you can solve to answer this question. Do not solve it yet. Use x as your variable. Then solve your equation for x.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0look. The statement "Twelve times the sum of eight and a number" is translated into equation this way: 12(8+x), where x is a number 12(8+x)=29

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0divide both sides by 12: 12(8+x)/12=29/12 8+x=29/12 subtract 8 from both sides: 8+x8=29/12  8 x=\[29/128\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I did it this way 12(8+x)=29 12 times 8 96+12x=29 96 12x=125 divide 12 x=10.4

YoloShroom
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hey again monicaj do u still need help on this?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes I still don't understand, because when I put 10.4 in for x it doesn't give me 29

YoloShroom
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lemme take a look :)

YoloShroom
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.010.4 is the number i got aswell.. hmm @Compassionate

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so is 10.4 correct then
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