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    Solve for X

    -8x=(8radical3)x-128

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    Re: Solve for X

    Quote Originally Posted by mmathh View Post
    -8x=(8radical3)x-128

    thanks
    is this the equation?

    -8x = 8\sqrt{3} \cdot x - 128
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    Re: Solve for X

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    Re: Solve for X

    -8x = 8\sqrt{3} \cdot x - 128

    128 = 8\sqrt{3} \cdot x + 8x

    128 = 8x(\sqrt{3} + 1)

    16 = x(\sqrt{3} + 1)

    \frac{16}{\sqrt{3} + 1} = x
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