Solve The Following Equation:

3(2a-1)

-------- = 4

7

please explain (if u can in words how u did it)

pls keep it simple i dont have a good vocabulary

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- Apr 4th 2008, 07:55 PMDavidxesSolving Linear equations
Solve The Following Equation:

3(2a-1)

-------- = 4

7

please explain (if u can in words how u did it)

pls keep it simple i dont have a good vocabulary - Apr 4th 2008, 07:59 PMsteph_r
- Apr 4th 2008, 08:03 PMDavidxesum..
Yes..

i am trying to find a

dont worry about the 7

u can get rid of it

the equation should look like dis now 3(2a-1)=7 times 4 = 28

so its = 3(2a-1)=28

ok now this part i dont get : o - Apr 4th 2008, 08:04 PMMathstud28Just follow my steps
...using the distributive property ...then by multiplying both sides by 7...you get ...adding three to each side you get ...then finally by dividing by six you get