Posted by **natalie** on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 4:51pm.

Renee must solve the equation 4x+12=6x.

If she subtracts 4x from the left side of the equation, what should renee write on the right side of the equation?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 4:59pm
6x - 4x = **2x**

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**natalie**, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 5:00pm
i do not understand how to do this. can you please explain.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 5:04pm
4x+12=6x.

4x - 4x + 12 = 6x - 4x

12 = 2x

12/2 = x

6 = x

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**natalie**, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 5:06pm
ok i understand now thank you.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 5:18pm
:-) You're welcome

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