1. Math

    how would i do 2x+12=5x+8-x????????? 2x+12=5x+8-x This seems to be a continuing question. The idea is to gather the x's on one side, and the constants on the other. Subtract 2x from both sides. subtract 8 from both sides. You ought to have numbers on one

    asked by Amber on September 10, 2006
  2. math

    hi, i need help with solving this equation for "y" 2x+3y=-2 2x+3y=-2 Get y on one side. Subtract 2x from both sides. 2x-2x+3y=-2-2x combine terms. 3y=-2-2x Divide both sides by 3. 3y/3 = (-2-2x)/3 y = ?? how do you get -2-2x to divide by 3? I would just

    asked by Tracy on March 11, 2007
  3. Maths

    3x + 1 < -2 subtract one from each side, then divide both sides by three. first you need to look at each side of what ever your looking at and subtract 1 from each number then divide the numbers by 3 I have trouble with math all the time. so I was

    asked by Jess on November 9, 2006
  4. Algebra

    - 20> 8 +7a Solve inequalities like you would an equation, EXCEPT if you multiply or divide by a negative number, reverse the inequality sign. Let's look at your problem: - 20 > 8 + 7a First subtract 8 from both sides (whatever operation you do to one side

    asked by steph on December 14, 2006
  5. math

    how do you solve 9x=6 9x=6 Divide both side by 9. (Remember you can add, subtract, multiply, etc but do to both sides what you do to one.) 9x/9 = 6/9 The 9's divide out on the left leaving x. x = 6/9. I will let you reduce the answer. divide by 9 on both

    asked by jenny on August 24, 2006
  6. math

    can anyone help me with these 3 problems I am trying to check my daughters hoime work it has bee na few years. 1. The sum of n and twenty -two, multiplied by three, is 78 2. the product of z and 17 is less than or equal to the difference of twenty -one

    asked by liz on September 15, 2006
  7. math--pre alg

    not sure i did right 3(f+2)+9=13+5f 3f+6+9 = 13+5f +9 3F+15 = 12+5F GOT MIXED UP SOMWERE HELP 3f +6 +9 = 13 + 5f 3f + 15 = 13 + 5f 2f = 2 f = 1 drwls is correct You are doing OK up to this point: 3f + 6 + 9 = 13 + 5f Now combine any like terms. (We can

    asked by david on February 28, 2007
  8. Algebra

    Could someone check this equation for me please.I have added the steps I have done so far. 7x +9 = 5x-5 subtract 5x from both sides and simplify 2x+9=5 subtract 9 from both sides 2x=-4 divide by 2 x=-2 Thought I had done it right but each side does not add

    asked by Geoff on February 12, 2010
  9. math

    If the answer is 1-2/3m what is the question> How can you solve equations like these? 9r + 7 = 4r - 8 Need to get the r on one side. 1st- subtract 4r from the right side of the = sign. What you do to one side do to the other. 9r-4r+7=4r-4r-8. 5r+7=-8 2nd-

    asked by jenny on November 14, 2006
  10. Pre-Algebra

    HOW DO I DO THIS 5x+(-20)=-60 2-2x=8 I can only assume this is two different questions. On the first, add 20 to both sides. Then, divide both sides by 5 On the second, subtract two from each side, then, divide both sides by -2

    asked by Kemmaris on May 25, 2007
  11. algebra

    I need a step by step explanation on how to add these two equations 2x+3y=1 5x+3y=16 Subtract the first equation from the second. (Subtract left and right sides separately). This gives you 3x = 15 Then divide both sides by 3. x = 5 Pretty easy, huh? After

    asked by Tony on March 20, 2007
  12. math

    2x+3y=6 (solve for x) 2x+3y=6 Get unknown on one side and everything else on the other side. To do this we ned to move 3y. How to do that? Subtract 3y from both sides. 2x+3y-3y = 6-3y combine terms. 2x = 6-3y Now divide both sides by 2 2x/2 = (6-3y)/2

    asked by cheryl on March 17, 2007
  13. Math

    Which operation can you use to solve the equation 2/9x = 12? a.Subtract 12 from each side b.Add -2/9 to each side c.Divide both sides by 9/2 d.Multiply both sides by 9/2

    asked by IKTA! on January 22, 2020
  14. Variable

    SOLVING EQUATIONS WITH THE VARIABLE ON BOTH SIDES Solve the equation. Then check your solution. 4x-9 = 7x+12 Just remember that one can add, subtract, multiply, divide, etc but whatever is done to one side must be done to the other side of an equation. 4x

    asked by seth on August 5, 2006
  15. Pre Cal

    6-x=2x+9 If you are to solve the equation for x, first try to get the variable on one side of the equation. Let's subtract 2x from both sides to start (whatever operation you do to one side of an equation you must do to the other side as well): 6 - x - 2x

    asked by Kayla on January 15, 2007
  16. Algebra

    I am re posting this for fear that it was overlooked earlier. I have also decided to show my work in the hopes of preventing any issues that might arise. Solve the absolute value equation. I y+3 I +5=2y Would the solutions be 8=y and y=2/3? Subtract 5 from

    asked by Anonymous on October 13, 2009
  17. math

    2x+4(1-x)=11+5x 2x+4-4x=11+5x 6x+4=11+5x 6x=7+5x x=7 i think this is it x = 7 is not correct. Here's how the problem should work out: Use the distributive property to get rid of the parentheses and you will end up with this: 2x + 4 - 4x = 11 + 5x Combining

    asked by Sigrid on April 30, 2007
  18. math

    A=1/2h (b1 + b2) Solve for b1 A=1/2h (b1 + b2) Solve for b1 I assume this is A = (1/2)(h)(b1 + b2); i.e., the h is in the numerator and not the denominator Multiply both sides by 2. 2A = (2*1/2)h(b1 + b2). 2*1/2 on the right side is 1. 2A = h(b1 + b2)

    asked by ryan on August 15, 2006
  19. math

    Solve each formula for n. 2n = 4xp-6 3m-n=4s r/n+2=p t=100(n+3) pv/nR=T 8a+2=6b In the first example, divide both sides of the equation by 2 In the second example, add n to both sides of the equation. Try these yourself. They aren't that hard. We will be

    asked by nae on March 29, 2007
  20. algebra

    8-(3/8)k=-4 Now try to learn the basic steps of algebra. Subtract 8 from both sides. Why can we do this? You would then divide both sides by -3/8 to have k by itself on the lefhand side.

    asked by Nikki-Ole on September 22, 2006
  21. ALgebra

    Indicate and explain the logical error in the following set of algebraic expressions Let a=b square both sides to get a^2=b^2 a^2=b*b Since a=b, then a^2=a*b Subtract b^2 from both sides a^2-b^2=a*b-b^2 Factor both sides: (a+b)(a-b)=b(a-b) Divide both

    asked by Robert on December 22, 2011
  22. math

    2t+7=-1 The object is to get t alone on one side. Subtract seven from both sides. Then, divide both sides by two.

    asked by bob on November 5, 2006
  23. math

    how do you isolate a variable? my teacher gave us questions and we are suppose to isolate the variable x PLEASE HELP! x + 3y = 11 You isolate it by moving everyting to the other side except that variable. Thus x + 3y = 11 is the same as x = -3y + 11 If tne

    asked by sophmore on September 13, 2006
  24. math-inequalities

    I really don't understand this stuff for example: 9b-3b+34

    asked by Paige on February 28, 2007
  25. algebra 1

    Algebra 1 - bobpursley, Monday, January 3, 2011 at 4:13pm didn't I just give you the three steps? What did you not understand about those steps? Algebra 1 - Erudita, Monday, January 3, 2011 at 4:34pm subtract x from each side, then subtract 9 from each

    asked by Erudita on January 3, 2011
  26. MATH PLEASE CHECK IT!!2

    m-2/m-5*m+5/m-2=-1 If your problem is this: (m - 2)/(m - 5) * (m + 5)/(m - 2) = -1 (m - 2) cancels out in both the numerator and denominator on the left-hand side since you are multiplying. That leaves us with this: (m + 5)/(m - 5) = -1 To solve for m:

    asked by Margie on February 18, 2007
  27. Maths

    you have to solve the following by finding the value of x and y. can u help please? x+3(x+1)=2x 1+3(x-1)=4 2x-2(x+1)=5x 2(3x-1)=3(x-1) 4(y-1)+3(y+2)=5(y-4) 3y+7+3(y-1)=2(2y+6) These are exercises in standard algebraic manipulation of equations. Basically,

    asked by number 420 on April 22, 2007
  28. Algebra

    Which of the following describes a correct method for solving the equation below? -7/2n + 5 = -16 1. add 5 to both sides, then divide both sides by 2/7 2. subtract 5 from both sides, then multiply both sides by -7/2 3. add -5 to both sides, then multiply

    asked by Anon on December 15, 2015
  29. math

    I have an equation: 2x + 3 = 11 is this correct? x = 4? Can you show me the workings Yup 2x + 3 = 11 Subtract 3 from each side, and you get 2x = 8 Divide both sides by 2, and you get x = 4. =)

    asked by claudia on May 14, 2007
  30. algebra

    I cant get this one nither I tried like 4 times to get right answer. 5x+12-3x=-2x-13-x x=-5 5x+12-3x=-2x-13-x First, let's get the unknowns on one side of the equation and the knowns on the other side. 5x - 3x + 2x + x = -12 - 13 5 x = -25 x = - 5 ok I

    asked by chrissy on August 1, 2007
  31. math,correction

    can someone correct these for me i'll appreciate it thank. dirctions: solve 3x-7=2x+8 my answer: x = 15 directions: solve 2/5x=-10 my answer: x = -25 Directions: solve -3(x+1)=2(x-8)+3 my answer: x= -3.2 1 looks ok. Show your work on 2 and 3 and we can

    asked by jasmine20 on January 11, 2007
  32. HELP!!!!!

    What is the first step in solving the problem, 3x-8/12=9? A) Add 8 to both sides. B) Multiply by 12 on both sides. C) Divide by 3 on both sides. D) Subtract 9 on both sides.

    asked by natalie on November 12, 2009
  33. PLEASE HELP ME!!!

    What is the first step in solving the problem, 3x-8/12=9? A) Add 8 to both sides. B) Multiply by 12 on both sides. C) Divide by 3 on both sides. D) Subtract 9 on both sides.

    asked by natalie on November 12, 2009
  34. help please

    What is the first step in solving the problem, 3x-8/12=9? A) Add 8 to both sides. B) Multiply by 12 on both sides. C) Divide by 3 on both sides. D) Subtract 9 on both sides.

    asked by natalie on November 12, 2009
  35. math

    What is the way to find the answer to the problem....3x+1=10? My teacher told us in class but I just didn't understad it. The idea is to get the x all alone on one side. Subtract one from each side. Then, divide each side by three. 3x + 1 = 10 First

    asked by Jorden on October 24, 2006
  36. Algebra / Scientific Notation

    if you have 19.2 x 10 ^ 20 over 4.8 x 10 ^ 9 Would you first subtract 4.8 from 19.2 then subtract 10 ^ 9 from 10 ^20 Leaving an answer of 14.4 x 10^11???? you are using the word "over", which implies division. Why would you even consider subraction (19.2 x

    asked by Russell on August 15, 2007
  37. algerbra 1

    what is the answer to 5x-16=14-5x Just giving you the answer is not what this forum is about. We'd be defeating the purpose of you assignment by doing that. Try to work the variables to one side, say the lefthand side, and the numbers to the other side.

    asked by olivia on September 27, 2006
  38. wut iz 3x+4=2x+7

    x+? wut iz 3x+4=2x+7 Last question I answer with wut iz. Subtract 2x from both sides. 3x-2x+4=2x-2x+7 combine terms. x+4=7 subtract 4 from both sides. x+4-4=7-4 combine terms x=3 The idea here is to get the unknowns on one side (in this exammple the

    asked by Koco123 on January 31, 2007
  39. Algerbra

    how do you solve 7(3x+4)=8(2x+5)+13 expand the parenthesis...I will do the left side.. 21x + 29= Now, subtract sixteen x from both sides, and subtract 28 from both sides. I will be happy to check your work. 7(3x+4)=8(2x+5)+13 21x + 29 is 7 times 4 28? 21x+

    asked by Tony on March 26, 2007
  40. math

    When you are solving inequalities, when does the sign change and when does it not? For example, in -4x -5 > 8 I know I add 5 to both sides, then I have -4x > 13 Divide both sides by -4 and it becomes x < -3.25 But WHY does the direction of the sign change?

    asked by Carly on October 9, 2016
  41. Math

    How would I would I solve this problem -25-75h=h+25 Add 25 to both sides. Subtract h from both sides. This should leave you with -76h = 50 Finally, divide both sides by -76

    asked by Dustin on March 15, 2007
  42. math-volume

    I'm confused with how to solve this problem, so help would be great! The volume of any spherical balloon can be found by using the formula V= 4/3 pi r^3. Write an equation for r in terms of V and pi All this is asking you to do is get r=something. First, I

    asked by julie on January 21, 2007
  43. Algebra

    Why are these algebraic expressions used and explain the logical error: Since a = b, then a2 = a * b Subtract b2 from both sides a2 – b2 = a * b – b2 Factor both sides: ( a + b )( a – b ) = b(a – b ) Divide both sides by ( a – b) ( a + b ) = b

    asked by JT on July 19, 2010
  44. math

    24= -2(b-3)+8 I suppose you want to solve 24= -2(b-3)+8 for b, am I right? If so, subtract 8 from both sides to get 16 = -2(b-3) divide both sides by -2 to get -8 = b-3 then add 3 to both sides to get -5 = b then check the answer 24 = -2(-5-3) + 8 = 16 + 8

    asked by shanique on October 24, 2006
  45. algebra

    7/11 - 2x < 3/10; {1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6} Rearrange the inequality to get add 2x to both sides 7/11 < 3/10 +2x subtract 3/10 from both sides 7/11 - 3/10 < 2x divide by both sides 2 (1/2)(7/11 - 3/10) < x Can you finish it out?

    asked by pezz on September 11, 2006
  46. Math

    Emmy is 12. She writes an equation to find her mother's age, m. m - 12 + 35 What operation solves the equation for m? add 12 to both sides, or subtract 12 from both sides, or multiply both sides by 12, or divide both sides by 12

    asked by Jason on March 3, 2011
  47. maths

    i have to make y the subject of this equation: 4t + 7y - 9 = 0 wod it be y = 4t + 9/7 ?? You need to do the same processes to both sides of the equation. First, add 9 to both sides. 4t + 7y = 9 Subtract 4t from both sides. 7y = 9 - 4t Divide both sides by

    asked by kat on May 19, 2007
  48. math

    5x-12=2x-21 add 12 to both sides. subtract 2x from both sides. divide both sides by the coefficent of x. i agree

    asked by Bobby on December 8, 2006
  49. math

    I need help figuring out these two questions on euations with integers. -5x+20=-60 2x-3=-2 thank you so much for first: subtract 20 from both sides, simplify, then divide both sides by -5 for second: add 3 to both sides, simplify, then divided both sides

    asked by Amy L. on April 21, 2007
  50. algebra

    how do I do this Solve for x. 3x – 2y = 6 Add 2y to both sides and then divide both sides by 3, to give you just "x' on the left side. so is this how i work it out 3x-2y=6 3x- 2y= 6 -2y 3x=6-2y x= 2 +2y No. Add 2y to both sides. 3x- 2y+2y= 6 +2y 3x=6+2y

    asked by help on April 28, 2007
  51. math, algebra

    Problem: A formula for a football player's rushing average r with a total of y yards rushed in n carries of the ball is r=y/n. Solve for n. I have no other information this is how its in the book how do i even solve for n if theres no numbers. You don't

    asked by jasmine20 on December 12, 2006
  52. MATH

    1. 4-2 Add 5 to both sides, then add 3, then add (-4) 3. -4

    asked by Jallai on February 28, 2019
  53. algebra3

    which inequality is tge solution of 6x negative 3 greater than or = to 7 plus 4x? a.}x is greater than or =to negative 5 b.}x is greater than or= to 5 c.}x is less than or = to 5 d.}x is less than or = to negative 5 Your problem: 6x - 3 ≥ 7 + 4x Solve an

    asked by Darius Graham on January 11, 2007
  54. maths

    For the formula Y = AX + B to make X the subject wod it be X = AY – B ?? no ax+b=y subtract b from both sides, then divide both sides by a.

    asked by R on May 20, 2007
  55. ALGEBRA 1

    I really don't understand please help with answers and explanations. Follow the instructions for the following inequalities. 1. 4-2 Add 5 to both sides, then add 3, then add (-4) 3. -4

    asked by kj on January 29, 2019
  56. science

    when rearranging the equation 6y = 9 - 3x to make x the subject, am i right in thinking to add 3x to both sides (6y + 3x = 9), then subtract 6y on both sides(3x = 9 - 6y then divide both by 3(x = 9 - 6y/3)? You have it. x=3-2y

    asked by Tadgh on May 24, 2007
  57. maths

    how do i Rearrange the formula Y = 5X + 7 so that X is the subject. and i need to show my method carefully. subtract seven from both sides. divide both sides by five. Y=5x+7 Y-7=5x Y-7/5=x

    asked by m on May 9, 2007
  58. Math

    Solve for X: 4x - 2 +7 = 17 collect like terms on left hand side 4x + 5 = 17 subtract 5 from each side 4x = 12 divide by 4 on each side x = 3

    asked by Peggy on February 23, 2007
  59. science

    could someone please crique this algebra x must be the subject 6y = 9 - 3x 3x = 6y + 9 x = 2y + 3 is this correct please Add 3x to each side.Giving 6y+3x=9. Subtract 6y from each side.Giving 3x=9-6y. Divide each side by 3.Giving x=(9-6y)/3. Divide

    asked by bex on May 6, 2007
  60. Algebra

    The first step to solve for y in y/3= 6 + x is A) to subtract x from both sides of the equation. B) to subtract y/3 from both sides of the equation. C) to divide each term on both sides of the equation by 3. ******* D) to multiply each term on both sides

    asked by katy on September 8, 2019
  61. algerbra

    am i correct on this? question: solve and check square of 5x+6 is equal to x work and answer: square each side 5x+6=x^2 subtract 5x-6 on both sides 0=x^2-5x-6 (x+1)(x-6) x+1=0 subtract -1 on each side x= -1 is a reject x-6=0 add 6 on each side x=6 and 6

    asked by Liz on April 22, 2017
  62. bobpursly,.math

    Ok, assume it equals zero. 2x + 3y -6=0 subtract 3y from each side. add six to each side. divide both sides by two. its how its in the book i'm suppost to solve for x. but how? How do I solve for the following: Directions solve each literal equation for

    asked by bobpursley on December 19, 2006
  63. Math

    A=1/2H(B+b) Solve for H Let's start by getting rid of the fraction. Multiply both sides by 2 (whatever operation you do to one side of an equation you must do to the other side as well): 2(A) = 2[1/2H(B+b)] 2A = H(B+b) Now divide both sides by (B+b) and

    asked by Joseph on January 17, 2007
  64. Algebra

    I don't understand how to do this problems: Solve for the variable r, C=2PIr (PI is the pi symbol thing then r is next to it) and this problem solve for the variable l, S=B+1/2Pl please help :) When you solve for a variable, you want that "letter" on one

    asked by Avalon on November 18, 2006
  65. Algerbra 1

    1/3x + 5/6 = 2/9x - 1/3 How do I solve this to get the answer? For basic algebra you need to understand that we can add (or subtract) the same quantity from both sides without affecting the = sign. We can also multiply and divide (except by 0) both sides

    asked by Courtney on September 14, 2006
  66. Math

    3x + 9 = 7x - 11 How do I solve this? You said subtract three x from each side, then all eleven to both side then divide each side by 10? I'm confused...

    asked by Beth on October 10, 2016
  67. 8th pre algebra

    solve for x 2x-7=13 subtract 7 to both sides divide by 2 both sides x=10..am i right?

    asked by henry on October 17, 2016
  68. Math

    I have a problem..... -4(2x-3)=-8x+5 I understand first you distribute the -4 so you would have -8x+12=-8x+5 Then if you try and move x over to either side you completley get rid of x.... am I missing something or is this problem not solvable? Thank you I

    asked by russell on March 29, 2007
  69. Algebra

    Solve the quadratic equation. 4x^2-8x+3=5 4x² - 8x +3 - 5 = 0 4x²- 8x - 2 = 0 2x²- 4x -1 = 0 this is as far as I got. I am stuck and do not know what to do next can some one please help? divide by two: x²- 2x -1/2 = 0 Now add 1.5 to each side to

    asked by Jess on July 10, 2007
  70. Algebra

    Solve S=a/(1-r) for r S = a/(1-r) Multiply both sides by 1-r S*(1-r) = [(1-r)*a]/(1-r) Simplify S*(1-r) = a Multiply terms on the left. S - S*r = a Subtract S from both sides. S-S*r - S = a - S Simplify -S*r = a - S Multiply both sides by -1 S*r = -a+S

    asked by Sara on July 19, 2007
  71. algebra 2

    solve the inequality: -3(r-11)+15> 9 _ this is as far as Ive gotten. -3r+33+15> 9 _ subtract 33, subtract 15 from each side. Now when you divide by -3, you have to reverse the inequality sign. Your answer will be r

    asked by erin on July 16, 2007
  72. math

    The initial amount is 1 million. Divide it by 4. Divide the result by 5. Divide the result by 2. Divide the result by 20. Subtract 50. Divide by 3 then by 8. Subtract 1. Divide the result by 7. Add 2. Divide by 3. Add 2. Lastly, divide by 5. What result do

    asked by Kris on February 13, 2012
  73. Algebra

    12 - 5z/4 < 37 12-5z/4 < 37 Subtract 12 from each side. -5z/4 < 25 Mulitply each side by -4 to cancel out the negative and 4 in the denominator. Switch the inequality symbol because you are multiplying/dividing by a negative number. 5z > -100 Divide each

    asked by steph on December 14, 2006
  74. Math

    Which inverse operations could you use to solve the equation m/5 - 8 = -6? Select two answers A. Add 8 to each side and then divide each side by 5. ***B. Add 8 to each side and then multiply each side by 5. C. Multiply each side by 5 and then add 40 to

    asked by Jaxx on February 6, 2020
  75. Math

    How can just adding one or subtracting one make the difference? I did the first one but can't come up with the second one. The first equation is: x = 4y + 1 Subtract 1 from both sides x - 1 = 4y Now divide both sides by 4 (x/4) - (1/4) = y My slope is (¼)

    asked by Emily on June 3, 2014
  76. Algebra

    Solve problem by showing necessary steps to resolve. 0.06q + 14 = 0.3q - 5.2 Subract 0.06 q from both sides. 14 = 0.24q - 5.2 Add 5.2 to both sides 19.2 = 0.24 q Finally, divide both sides by 0.24 You will end up with q on one side of the equation and a

    asked by Ruby on July 7, 2007
  77. Math

    wut iz, 10+10+4=4x x=? do what the equation tells you 1)add 10+10+4 2)since in the other side of the eqaution you have 4x, in order to leave the X alone you must divide by 4 on both sides and you will get______ that is the value of X. 4)in order to make

    asked by Koco123 on January 31, 2007
  78. math

    I can't figure out this problem: AX+BY=C SOLVE FOR Y AX+BY=C SOLVE FOR Y subtract AX from both sides. AX - AX + BY = C - AX combine terms. BY = C - AX divide both sides by B BY/B = (C-AX)/B Y = (C-AX)/B

    asked by nayibe on January 26, 2007
  79. Algebra

    2x + 1/2 = x/2 + 1/3 Subtract the x/2 from both sides to get 2x + 1/2 - x/2 = + 1/3 Now subtract 1/2 from both sides to get 2x + - x/2 = 1/3 - 1/2 Then combine terms on both sides and solve for x. Subtract the x/2 from both sides to get 2x + 1/2 - x/2 = +

    asked by Rose on September 17, 2006
  80. math

    how do you write an equation and state what the variable n represnts. 54 -n- =24 If you're writing an equation where you need to state what the variable is, then you need to end up with an equation where n is the only thing on one side of the equal sign.

    asked by julie on October 4, 2006
  81. ALGEBRA

    Select all the statements that can be used as steps to solve the equation 6[4(2x−1)]=80−8. Subtract 8 from 80. Combine 80 and 6. Multiply 2x and -1 by 4. Subtract 1 from both sides of the equation. Add 4 to both sides of the equation. Subtract 6 from

    asked by 15634 on November 13, 2013
  82. Algebra

    Select all the statements that can be used as steps to solve the equation 6[4(2x−1)]=80−8. Subtract 8 from 80. Combine 80 and 6. Multiply 2x and -1 by 4. Subtract 1 from both sides of the equation. Add 4 to both sides of the equation. Subtract 6 from

    asked by 15634 on November 13, 2013
  83. Math

    -4 is less than 12+x (Idon'y know how to make the less than sign on the computer) I've subtracted 12 form each side and I get -8. What am I doing wrong? 2m-5=17 I added 5 to each side and get 22. Then divide by 2 get 11. Is that coeerct? -4 < 12 + x -16 <

    asked by Elizabeth on February 27, 2007
  84. Algebra 2

    I need help with this problem, (3-x)/-4 = (x+6)/3 Thanks! I've tried it myself several times and I keep getting stuck. multiply both sides of the equation by -12 Yields 9-3x=-4x-24 add 4x to each side, subtract 9 from each side. I don't really see how that

    asked by Amanda on June 25, 2007
  85. Math (quick check plz)

    hi i rearranged these terms into y=mx+b can you plz check and see if they're right? 1. 2x+5y-16=0 2. 4x-3y-6=0 3. 3x+y+2=0 1. 5y=-2x+16 2.3y=-4x+6 3. y= -3x-2 tnx ^^ On the first two, you need to divide each side by the coefficent of y. On two, what

    asked by gorden on March 19, 2007
  86. College Algebra

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    -2/3x + 3

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    If the sides of a square are increased by 3 cm, the area is decreased by 36 cm^2. What were the dimensions of the original square? Please show me the formula and how to work. That doesn't sound possible. If the sides of a square are increased, the area

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  100. algebra

    solve each literal equation for the indicated variable linear equation for x 2x+3y=6 can some one give me a example and show me how the steps go to solve this problem please Subtract 3y from both sides of the equation, and then divide both sides by 2.

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