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linear equation: solve 4(1 - p) = 3(p - 2), and check answer

Postby 555 on Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:40 am

Solve. and check by answer
4(1-p)= 3(p-2) :clap:
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Re: linear equation: solve 4(1 - p) = 3(p - 2), and check an  TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby odysseus on Thu Dec 02, 2010 1:03 pm

555 wrote:Solve. and check by answer
4(1-p)= 3(p-2) :clap:

First do the parentheses; the left side would be 4(1) + 4(-p) = 4 - 4p. Then solve like they show here: add 4p to both sides, add 6 to both sides, and then divide thru.
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