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 Question 283683: I'm trying to factor a problem and I really don't know where to start. The problem is dk + 3dm − 2ek − 6em. If someone could help me with this and maybe give me some suggestions on how to solve problems like this in the future I would be extremely grateful. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 284088: 0=(x-2)^2 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 284387: 6{[3(c-4)+19]-[3(2c-3)+1]} Click here to see answer by satiq(1)
 Question 284387: 6{[3(c-4)+19]-[3(2c-3)+1]} Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 287460: can you solve these problems 16a2-1, 15m2n3+24m2n6-18m2n2, 64b2-81,6x4-3x3+12x2-18x,27x2-12 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 287424: Five more than three times a number is 197. Find the number Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 287612: (r-9)(-4) Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 287856: perimeter of 7n+2+6+5n+7n+3= Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 288781: how do i solve 20 x 1.7 using distributive property? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 289635: how do i factor 3y^2+2y-16 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 289644: how do you simplify (-3x^2+8x-9)-(-4x^2+2)+(-3x^2+2x-1) Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 290492: How do I solve 4y-2<7y-3 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 291215: Solve for x. 3(x + 2) + 4(x - 5) = 10 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 291582: How do I solve the equation 6+3(z-2)=-6z+5? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 292830: Please show the steps on how to solve for x. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 293305: Is 10 X (9+5) = 10 + 5, or 10 X (9+5) = 10 X 9 + 10 X 5, or 10 X (9 +5) = 10 X 9 X 5, or 10 X (9 + 5) = 10 + 9 + 5 right? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 293519: why is 0 the restricted value for the y= 3 - x / x rational expression or function? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 293637: what is 5(b+8) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 293640: use the distrubutive property to multiply 5(b+8) plz list the steps on how to get it Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)
 Question 293640: use the distrubutive property to multiply 5(b+8) plz list the steps on how to get it Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 293934: Find the indicated product of (a+5b)(x+y)The answer is below. a) ax+6bx+ay+5by b) ax+5bx+ay+by c) ax+5bx+ay+5by d) ax+7bx+ay+6by e) ax+bx+ay+6by Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 291182: 2(u-9)distributive property to romove parentheses Click here to see answer by peter_mccarter(5)
 Question 291182: 2(u-9)distributive property to romove parentheses Click here to see answer by miriamrios16(1)
 Question 291182: 2(u-9)distributive property to romove parentheses Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 294886: can you show me the reverse foil of 3m^2 + 14m -5 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 294970: Simplify: (3x+1)(4x^2-2x+1) Click here to see answer by helpnalgebra(91)

 Question 295284: 9x2+18z-az-2a Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 295671: simplify 15+16a/5b. Ive narrowed it down to 75b+15a/5b...75+16a/5b...15b+16a/5b....15+16a/5b Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 295973: This one has me stumped, I know I must be missing a step. 2x/3+12=5x/2-10 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 295973: This one has me stumped, I know I must be missing a step. 2x/3+12=5x/2-10 Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 296957: -(3x+5)=9(x+3) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 297349: can you show the steps of solving this problem by cross multiplying (7-2n)/(7+2n)=1/18 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)
 Question 297349: can you show the steps of solving this problem by cross multiplying (7-2n)/(7+2n)=1/18 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 297416: -6-3+8 Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 297498: x^2+4x^5-36+16-14x^5+4x^2 Click here to see answer by user_dude2008(1861)

 Question 298170: Everett has a rectangular backyard that has an area of 600ft^2. if the length of the yardf is 30 feet what is the wdth of the yard? please help me! NOW! I HAVE A FINALS EXAM AND IM STUCK ON THIS PROBLEM! THANK YOU! Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 298181: 35 - 15 ÷ (-5)(-3)^2 + 4 = ? PLEASE HELP FINAL EXAM NEED HELP THANKS!!!!! Click here to see answer by Deina(147)

 Question 298381: I need help solving this question, 3(x+y)+ a( x+y) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 299264: 2w2-5-=9w quadric equation i can't factor ? 2w2[w is squared]. 2w2-5-9w=9w-9w, so 2w2-5-9w=0 wher do i go from here? all must = 0 thanks if you can help sue Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 299377: solve for x x^2-4x+4=0 Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 299376: reverse foil or grouping 16x^4-81 Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 299375: reverse foil or grouping 2y^3+24y^2+72y Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 299374: reverse foil or grouping 5x^2+11x-12 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

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