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equation 1.5(8x)=300
It tells me to simplify the left side of the equation and solve.
Can you help?

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    i think you would do 1.5 time 8x

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    Thanks.

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    1.5(8x)=300

    Multiply: 1.5 * 8x = 12x

    12x = 300
    x = ??

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    Thank you.

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    divide both sides by 1.5 and you get 8x=200 then divide by 8 on both sides.

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