Posted by evelyn on Monday, October 4, 2010 at 4:25pm.
What value will make the equation
- 8th grade math - Ms. Sue, Monday, October 4, 2010 at 4:31pm
6x + 30 = 3x - 42
3x = -42 + (-30)
3x = -72
x = -?
- 8th grade math - Lisa, Monday, October 4, 2010 at 4:37pm
I understand that part but I'm just not sure when the question asks me what VALUE will make the equation TRUE will it be x=-72? because I don't think that's what there asking me.
- 8th grade math - Ms. Sue, Monday, October 4, 2010 at 4:41pm
I don't see what else the question is asking.
The equation is true when you find that x = -24.
Substitute -24 in the original equation to prove that it is the correct value of x.
- 8th grade math - maya, Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 12:47am
the lesser of two consecutive even intergers is 10 more than one-half greater. Find the intergers
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