Posted by candy on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 4:56pm.
Solve each equation by using the properties of equality. Check.
4x – 18 = 65

Math  candy, Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 5:02pm
4x  18 + 18 = 65 + 18
4x = 83
4x/4 = 8 ¾
x = 8 ¾
Right?

Math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 5:02pm
4x – 18 = 65
4x = 65 + 18
4x = 83
x = 83/4
x = 20.75

Math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 5:03pm
Look at your third step. Compare it with mine.

Math  candy, Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 1:45pm
I got it. Thank you!
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