Posted by **Reed** on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 9:59pm.

Okay Ms. Sue. I am in 8th grade but I am taking Algebra with 9th graders. I am very confused with my previous problem. I have asked my Dad but we are both getting confused. Now I have come up with 22. Is this my correct answer?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 10:07pm
I think my previous answer was right. But check with your teacher tomorrow.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 10:52pm
3x^2 - 5x

when x=-2 we get

3(-2)^2 - 5(-2)

= 3(4) + 10

= 12 + 10

= 22

Ms Sue read the question as

(3x)^2 - 5x

You originally typed in "words" without brackets as

"3x squared ..... " , which when sounded out becomes 3x^2

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**amanda**, Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 3:37pm
22

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**tareca**, Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 3:21pm
there are 120 members in the north Carolina house of representatives. this is 70 more than the number of members in the north Carolina senate. how many members are in the north Carolina senate?

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