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?

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

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

math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 5:04pm
4x+12=6x.
4x  4x + 12 = 6x  4x
12 = 2x
12/2 = x
6 = x

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

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