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anonymous
 one year ago
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is this equation:
A.
identity
B.
contradiction
C.
neither
anonymous
 one year ago
https://static.k12.com/bank_packages/files/media/mathml_59e732620eccd4d781c66434c69af2cebda3780a_1.gif is this equation: A. identity B. contradiction C. neither

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think maybe it is either a or b, not c for sure

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what do you get when you distribute

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u get a? i dunno i am confused on this

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0forget about the options right now

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.06(2x3) is equivalent to what?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok do the same for the right side

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh u get 9x15 correct?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we now have 12x  18 = 9x  15

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you able to isolate x?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0tell me what you get

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh oh oh so the answer is a

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes so there is exactly one solution (which is x = 1)

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's only an identity if both sides are the same example `x = x` or `2x+3 = 2x+3` identities are equations that have infinitely many solutions

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i know for a fact c is not correct so the real answer must be b

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why isn't C correct?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because it is neither contradiction or identity and we both know that a is not correct

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and i know that a or b must be it, but offcourse, a is wrong so the answer is b

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why is it a contradiction? a contradiction is something that has no solutions at all

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0example of a contradiction `2x + 3 = 2x + 5`

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i though contradiction means it has one solution

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0contradiction is something that has no solutions

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i guess the answer is c then...

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0` 2x + 3 = 2x + 5` simplifies to `3 = 5` which is always false there are no x values that make the equation true. So there are no solutions

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1another way to think of it: identity means left side = right side no matter what x is (it works for all x values) contradiction means left side never equals right side (no x value works)
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