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    HolyWarriorOfGod
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    Math Problem Help!

    I need to know how to workout and get the answer to the following question.

    2 = 10 + z
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    -3


    The answer is -16 but I do not know how to get it. I got -16 from my math teacher and I need to know how to work it out please help me thanks!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by HolyWarriorOfGod View Post
    I need to know how to workout and get the answer to the following question.

    2 = 10 + z
    ------
    -3


    The answer is -16 but I do not know how to get it. I got -16 from my math teacher and I need to know how to work it out please help me thanks!!!
    multiply both sides by -3 and you get: -6=10+z

    then subtract 10 from both sides to get: -16=z

    if you would like me to go into more detail, please ask.
    Last edited by Quick; September 17th 2006 at 01:27 PM.
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