anonymous
  • anonymous
what is the solution to the equation 8 - 2b = 2/3 (12b + 6 )
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katieb
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anonymous
  • anonymous
plz help
anonymous
  • anonymous
first open the bracket on RHS using Distributive Law.....what do you get??
anonymous
  • anonymous
RHS?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
oh nvm
anonymous
  • anonymous
2/3 * 12b?
anonymous
  • anonymous
RHS means Right Hand Side of the equation i.e. on the right side of = sign
anonymous
  • anonymous
won't 12/3 multiply 6 also?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yea so 2/3 * 12b + 2/3 * 6
anonymous
  • anonymous
Distributive Law is a(b + c) = a*b + a*c
anonymous
  • anonymous
Right... so after cancelling out common factor between Numerator and Denominator in each term what do you get??
anonymous
  • anonymous
my problom is the fraction in the equation
anonymous
  • anonymous
|dw:1449612827242:dw|
anonymous
  • anonymous
Now do you understand??
anonymous
  • anonymous
sorta but where did you get the numbers to put over the 12 and the 6
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh i see now lol
anonymous
  • anonymous
In the first term, 3 and 12 are both divisible by 3 so after dividing them by 3 i hv written the quotients same for 3 and 6 in second term
anonymous
  • anonymous
k i understand now so now i have to solve for b or is there another step..
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes now you just have to solve for b
anonymous
  • anonymous
k i think i know how to work out the problem cya around
anonymous
  • anonymous
Good Luck n Bye!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
i got -2

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