-2X - 4<10

(2/3)X + (1/6)X =2

-2X - 4<10

(2/3)X + (1/6)X =2

(2/3)X + (1/6)X =2

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lchilds wrote:(2/3)X + (1/6)X =2

This is a linear equation. To

lchilds wrote:-2X - 4<10

So after dividing through by "-2", you'll need to remember to switch the "less than" sign to a "greater than" sign. Then simplify the right-hand side to complete the solution.

If you get stuck, please reply showing how far you have gotten. Thank you!

when you say multiple through by 6 do you mean 6(2/3)x+6(1/6)x i am not really understanding this problem

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lchilds wrote:when you say multiple through by 6 do you mean 6(2/3)x+6(1/6)x

To "multiply through" is to multiply on everything on either side of the equation or inequality. In this case:

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lchilds wrote:i am not really understanding this problem

A good way to gain some understanding might be to study