Posted by **bella** on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 5:29pm.

I did it right but the paper saud im rong i think the paper is rong lol

but the prob is 2(12-8x)=x-11x

the answer i got is -6

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 5:29pm
How did you do this problem? If you post your work, we'll try to find where you went wrong.

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**bella**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 5:37pm
k ty

this is how i worked it out:

2(12-8x)=x-11x

24-16x=1x-11x

-1x

24-16x= -12x

-(-12)

24=-4x

-6=x

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 5:43pm
Here's your mistake.

24-16x=1x-11x

24 - 16x = **-10x**

24 = -10x + 16x

24 = 6x

24/6 = x

4 = x

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**helper**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 5:45pm
2(12-8x)=x-11x

24-16x=1x-11x

-1x

24-16x= -12x 24 - 16x = -10x

-(-12) 24 = 6x

24=-4x x = 4

-6=x

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**bella**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 5:45pm
ooo ok ty

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**helper**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 5:49pm
ignore mine,

I made the corrections like Ms. Sue

don't know why it merged like it did

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**bella**, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 6:05pm
lol k

but thx 2 yall both anyway

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