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    Can anyone please show me the easiest way to work this equation out ?

    6(x-3)=12

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    Quote Originally Posted by chhoeuk View Post
    Can anyone please show me the easiest way to work this equation out ?

    6(x-3)=12

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    Divide both sides by 6:

    [6(x-3)]/6 = [12]/6

    to get:

    x-3 = 2

    Now add three to both sides:

    [x-3]+3 = [2]+3

    to get:

    x = 5

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    Quote Originally Posted by chhoeuk View Post
    Can anyone please show me the easiest way to work this equation out ?

    6(x-3)=12

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    6x-6*3=12
    or 6x -18 =12
    or 6x =12 +18
    or 6x =30
    or x =30/6
    or x =5
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