How am I supposed to solve this? D:4x-(6x+1)=18

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- Mar 25th 2009, 02:44 PM #1

- Mar 25th 2009, 03:01 PM #2

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First what your gonna do is distribute the Negative into the (6x + 1) So it would come out as -6x-1, so your new problem is going to be 4x-6x-1= 18. after that you can solve for x.

Add 1 to both sides so that you can have x alone. (new problem is now 4x-6x = 19 )

Since 4x and -6x are like terms you can combine them making it -2x (new problem -2x =19)

to get x alone you would divide both sides by -2

making the new problem x= -2/19

- Mar 25th 2009, 03:24 PM #3

- Mar 25th 2009, 06:26 PM #4