Solve the equation: 0.7(5x + 15) = 2.8 - (x + 3)  TOPIC_SOLVED

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Solve the equation: 0.7(5x + 15) = 2.8 - (x + 3)

Postby chaunt67214 on Thu May 27, 2010 5:11 am

Solve the equation.
0.7(5x + 15) = 2.8 - (x + 3)

I'm lost on even the first step here!
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Re: Solve the equation: 0.7(5x + 15) = 2.8 - (x + 3)  TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby nicknation on Thu May 27, 2010 11:13 am

the 1st thing is multiply 0.7 with 5x & 15
also times the "-" with x and 3
3.5x+10.5=2.8-x-3
then combine like terms and solve
they have a lesson here :lol: 8-)
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