Wednesday

October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014

Posted by **Jorden** on Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at 9:14pm.

My teacher told us in class but I just didn't understad it.

The idea is to get the x all alone on one side.

Subtract one from each side.

Then, divide each side by three.

3x + 1 = 10

First subtract 1 from both sides. That should get you started.

OK HERE GOES>>>>

3x + 1 = 10.

So three of something, plus one equals ten in otherwords. I take away the one first. So now you have

3x = 9

Now what number three times equals nine?

Well that would be three !

So

3x = 9

means that

x = 3.

and your solution

3x = 1 = 10

Means

that three of x (which is three 3 times so thats nine to check)

plus 1 equals ten.

AKA- X = 3.

If you need help from your teacher again, dont be afraid to ask. Keep asking until you understand.

sorry if i confused you. sometimes

algebra looks hard, but indeed is very simple. The hardest part is understanding how it is so simple !

Good Luck =)

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

General - Is it illegal for a school to not have a subsitute teacher assigned to...

chemistry class - i have a Chemistry lab (level 2) final exam soon. our teacher ...

why is physics so hard?????? - a velocity vector of 40 degrees below the ...

Math(Please check) - g(x) = (3/2)^x+2 I need to find the intercepts. My teacher ...

Math - I haven't done factoring in ages I'm trying to factor this X^2 - 2X + 8 ...

CHEMISTRY - Okay, my teacher showed me in class this container. It had a balloon...

Math- Corrections - (-9)-4w+7w=42 I thought I knew how to do this, but my ...

School Learning Curve - Can someone explain to me the features of the 'learning ...

Physics Please Help ASAP - Suppose the space shuttle is in orbit 390 km from the...

government - My teacher told me and my class to write a essay on why we would ...