anonymous
  • anonymous
-4 times a number plus 16 is -116 find the number?
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  • chestercat
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welshfella
  • welshfella
-4x + 16 = -116 first add 16 to both sides then divide both sides by -4
welshfella
  • welshfella
and you'll end up with x = something this will be your answer
anonymous
  • anonymous
33?

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welshfella
  • welshfella
oh sorry silly me you SUBTRACT 16 from both sides
welshfella
  • welshfella
-4x + 16 - 16 = -116-16 -4x = -132 x = 33 you were right
anonymous
  • anonymous
its fine, i appreciate the help, its like 4:00 am and im just out of it
welshfella
  • welshfella
lol ! I have no excuse, its 11 am in the UK...
anonymous
  • anonymous
ah, im just gonna go to sleep nowww, thank you!!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
well, go to sleep after I finish the rest of my hw
welshfella
  • welshfella
yw
welshfella
  • welshfella
One thing though - the question is a bit ambiguous. The first part can be taken in another way It might be -4(x - 16) = -116 sorry gotta go
anonymous
  • anonymous
yeh thx tho

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