Need help again... on two problems

if 4-5=-1, evaluate x2 -3x+1

1

-m -1=5

3

thank u

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- Apr 20th 2005, 08:38 PMjodiet50Equations
Need help again... on two problems

if 4-5=-1, evaluate x2 -3x+1

1

-m -1=5

3

thank u - Apr 20th 2005, 09:35 PMMath Help
Take a look at the first question again I think you may be missing something.

The second one I will do here:

1

-m -1=5 .... multiply both sides of the equation by 3

3

m-3=15 ... add 3 to both sides

m=18

P.S. if you want to say x squared then write x^2 :)