ok this one confuzes me 4 some reason : o

3- 2d = 7

(2d over 5)

pls explain : o

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- Apr 4th 2008, 07:11 PMDavidxesSolving Linear equations
ok this one confuzes me 4 some reason : o

3- 2d = 7

(2d over 5)

pls explain : o - Apr 4th 2008, 07:16 PMMathstud28OK heres what you do follow my steps
$\displaystyle \frac{3-2d}{5}=7$...now by multiplying both sides by 5 we get $\displaystyle 3-2d=35$...now by subtracting 3 from both sides you get [MATh]-2d=33[/tex]...now by dividing by -2 we get the answer $\displaystyle d=\frac{-32}{2}=-16$