Posted by Jaime on Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 7:10pm.
- algebra - Ms. Sue, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 7:23pm
12x - 9x = 6
3x = 6
x = ?
- algebra - PsyDAG, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 7:23pm
12x - 6 = 9x
Subtract 9x from both sides.
3x -6 = 0
3x = 6
I assume you can carry on from there.
- algebra - Collin, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 7:25pm
- algebra - Mike, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 7:27pm
first step: subtract x-variables to one-side of the equation
second step: divide -3 to the other side to get the value of x
x=2 (final answer)
Lastly, you can check your answer of x=2 by plugging it into the original equation to see if both sides of the equation are equal.
Therefore x=2 is correct
- algebra - Roger, Friday, September 10, 2010 at 12:07am
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