gabby1214
  • gabby1214
solve the following equations 1. -5=x+3 2. w-2=-3 3. 10.5=5z 4. -8=z/3 5. -7=11/17z
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katieb
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pooja195
  • pooja195
1. -5=x+3 We are trying to get x alone correct? simply subtract 3 from both sides x=?
pooja195
  • pooja195
2. w-2=-3 Solving for w add 2 to both sides w=?
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
1. is -2? and 2. is -5??

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pooja195
  • pooja195
1) correct 2) -3+2=?
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
isn't it 5 though
pooja195
  • pooja195
No we are adding to a negative number
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
so -5? I'm sorry I'm confused
pooja195
  • pooja195
|dw:1449622530131:dw|
pooja195
  • pooja195
look at -3 move 2 spaces to the right
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
Ohhhh okay I get that now thank you!
pooja195
  • pooja195
Wanna finish the rest?
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
yes please
pooja195
  • pooja195
ok :) 3. 10.5=5z here just divide both sides by 5 5/5=1 so just z 10.5/5=?
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
0.5?
pooja195
  • pooja195
Try again remeber that we are dividing
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
15.5? or just 5?
pooja195
  • pooja195
10.5 divided by 5
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
oh ok then its 2.1
pooja195
  • pooja195
Correct 4. -8=z/3 Multiply both sides by 3 -8 x 3=z
pooja195
  • pooja195
What is 8 times -3?
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
-24?
pooja195
  • pooja195
Good 5. -7=11/17z multiply both sides by 17/11 17/11 x -7 =?
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
77/17?
pooja195
  • pooja195
Nope try again.
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
the other way around? 17/77?
pooja195
  • pooja195
Use a calculator if needed
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
11/119?
pooja195
  • pooja195
Good =)
pooja195
  • pooja195
That's all it was
gabby1214
  • gabby1214
thank you so much!
pooja195
  • pooja195
yw ^_^

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