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 Question 219268: Heres the question: A number multiplied by three is the same as two decreased by the number. What is the number? Can you please explain how to do this type of problem? So far, I wrote the equation like this: 3n=2-n Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)
 Question 219268: Heres the question: A number multiplied by three is the same as two decreased by the number. What is the number? Can you please explain how to do this type of problem? So far, I wrote the equation like this: 3n=2-n Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 219358: i am doing notecards for algebra and i need to know how to explain distributive property step by step. how do u do this? Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 219494: x² - 4xy – 12y² and a² - 25a factor completely (seperate problems) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 219532: Multiply (x^4 – 4x^2 – 5)(x^2 – x + 2) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 221015: What does the acronym FOIL stand for and when do you use it in Algebra? Click here to see answer by likaaka(51)

 Question 221041: What property goes for this equation?: x(y+1)+[1+(-1)]= x(y+1) Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 221451: you and your friend share a paper route. Youcan deliver 4 papers per minute and your friend can deliver 3 papers per minute. 75 papers have to be delivered each day on the route. Let n be the number of papers you deliver. a. Use the verbal model to write an equation that you can use to findout how long it will take the both of you togeter to deliver the papers. total amount of time = your rate*number of papers you deliver + friends rate*number of papers friend delivers b.How long will it take the both of you to deliver the papers if you deliver 38 papers? 50 papers? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 222127: You can divide each side of an equation by the same non zero value. Explain what would result from the equation 4 times 0 equals 5 times 0 if you could divide each side by 0, and if 0 divided by 0 equals 1. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16890)

 Question 222201: please help me ! I need help 1. If -17 is added to a number and the sum is doubleed, the result is -9 less than thee number. Find the number 2.there are two types of tickets for a school play. student tickets and tickets for the general public. The total cost for one student ticket and one general public ticket is \$8.00. the total cost for 11 student ticket and 14 general public tickets is \$106> how much does a student ticket cost? 3.tim invested \$84000 in two plans. Plan 1 is at an APR of 5% and plan 2 is at an APR of 10%. If he invested \$5000less in plan 2 than in plan 1, how much can he expect to earn in one year. 4.In a chemistry class, 7 liter of 4% silver iodide solution must be mixed with a 10% solution to get 6% solution. How many liters of the 10% solution are needed? help! Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9680)

 Question 222542: rewrite using the distributive property. Simplify where possible. 10c + 5d Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 222543: rewrite using the distributive property. Simplify where possible. 4 + 4t Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 222620: 19 - (2x+3)=2(x+3)+x I have tried to solve this equation but I keep getting the wrong answer. I'm not sure if I'm distributing it correctly. answer does not correspond with the answer in the back of the book which is 2. can you please show me how to do this problem? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 223249: find the value of x for the given triangle, rectangle or square with the given perimeter P P=12 units right side triange is x left side triangle is 5 bottom of triangle is (x-1) Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 223296: an interior designer wants to complete a sun room with three types of plants, palms, ferns and schefflera for a total of ten plants. If i let k represent palms and s represent schefflers's how many ferns does the decorator have to by in terms of k and s? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57356)

 Question 223269: How would you factor 5x to third power - 40x squared + 60x Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 223367: we are having trouble with this equation: 8(x+3) = (8x-12) Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)