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Posted by **cassidy** on Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 7:59pm.

is that correct?

- algebra -
**sophia**, Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 8:03pmif you add 2t + 1 =3 so 3-1=2 so 2 times what equals 2. not -1 because that would equal negative 2. its 1 because 2 times 1 is 2 plus 1 is three.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 8:07pmIt's not -1.

2t + 1 = 3

Subtract 1 from each side of the equation:

2t = 2

Divide both sides of the equation by 2.

t = 1

Here's your original post with the answers.

2t+1=3

it one of the following, but which one?

A) 1

B) -1

C) 2

D) -2

please help Me!!!!!

For Further Reading

algebra - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 7:56pm

Please tell us which answer you think is correct and we'll check it for you.

Hint: 2t means 2 times an unknown number.

algebra - bobpursley, Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 7:58pm

subtract one from each side, then divide each side by 2.