hey all, im new to this forum, and im new to linear equations

i was wondering if someone could help me out with this

2c+5

____ = 7

6

how exactly do i go about working this out?

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- Aug 10th 2009, 09:23 AMbrainfreezelinear equation problem
hey all, im new to this forum, and im new to linear equations

i was wondering if someone could help me out with this

2c+5

____ = 7

6

how exactly do i go about working this out? - Aug 10th 2009, 09:30 AMWilmer
- Aug 10th 2009, 09:37 AMbrainfreeze
c = 18½ right?

- Aug 10th 2009, 09:58 AMbrainfreeze
sorry to bother you again, but i keep getting stuck on this equation

its another linear one

2m+3 = m+4

i keep getting m = ½

i do it like this,

2m+3=m+4

2m=m+4-3

2m=m+1

m= 1/2

i dont get it

the answer sheet says the answer is 1

what did i do wrong?! - Aug 10th 2009, 10:04 AMWilmer
- Aug 10th 2009, 10:06 AMbrainfreeze
thanks!!