I really don't get this...
If anyone could solve the following for me and explain every step it would be great.
If then
A journey towards my math enlightenment has begun
That is not how it works here.
You should understand that this is not a tutorial service.
Perhaps you need to hire a tutor.
Or else you could post some of your own work on this problem or explain what you do not understand about the question.
You are responsible for your own learning.