Posted by kat on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 10:52pm.
-[2x-(5x+2)]=2+(2x+7) help me please, i need step by step so that I won't get lost
math - Ms. Sue, Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 10:57pm
3x + 2 = 9 + 2x
3x - 2x = 9 - 2
x = 7
-14 + 35 + 2 = 9 + 14
23 = 23
math - Reiny, Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 11:00pm
work the inner brackets first
-2[2x - 5x -2] = 2 + 2x + 7
-2[-3x - 2] = 9 + 2x
6x + 4 = 9 + 2x
6x - 2x = 9 - 4
4x = 5
x = 5/4
go with Ms Sue's, scrap mine math - Reiny, Monday, October 14, 2013 at 12:06am
should have put my glasses on !
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