# Thread: Another Crazy word Problem

1. ## Re: Another Crazy word Problem

I got x=2 x=4 x=6

2. ## Re: Another Crazy word Problem

How did you determine x?

You are right by the way, I just want to ensure you know how to solve for x.

2x=12
3x=12
6x=12

4. ## Re: Another Crazy word Problem

Recall, we have:

$6x=12$

What must you do to isolate x? What is being done to the x that we want to undo?

5. ## Re: Another Crazy word Problem

Originally Posted by marukai47
2x=12
3x=12
6x=12
You definitely need classroom help.

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