Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 2:18pm.

solve for u 3u - 16=5 (u - 6)

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**drwls**, Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 2:30pm
(1) Multiply out the parentheses.

3u - 16 = 5u - 30

(2) Combine "u" terms on one side and constants on the other

(3) There should be a "2 u" on one side of the equation you end up with in (2).

(4) Divide both sides of your equation by 2

You need to attempt these questions yourself if you expect to learn anything.

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 2:34pm
you need to not answer if you are not going to help properly, if i knew how to do the problems then i would not be asking for help. this site is for help,not sarcrasm

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**anon**, Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 2:39pm
What exactly is "help properly"?

He/she explained how to do this problem.

Do you expect the problem to be done for you?

"You need to attempt these questions yourself if you expect to learn anything."

This is a true statement.

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