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 Question 455873: How would I solve this equation? I have to solve for y: 20 + 3/4(12+y) = 3/2y - 10 Please help me out! :) Also, if you can show the steps? Thanks a bunch!! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 455879: I am supposed to solve for x, but I'm not sure if my answer is correct... When I solved the equation I got x= 2/5. But when I plugged it in to check it, I got the wrong answer :( Help!! 9(15x/4-2) = 15x - 21/2 Thank you so much!! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30924)

 Question 455912: what is the cost of 6 composition books at 90 cents each? At c cents each? is this accurate? 90(6)=c? Thanks Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9132)

 Question 455915: ok, Im in algebra 1 and my biggest difficulties are word problems. I am willing to do the work, please tell me what should i do on a daily basis to speak fluent algebra 1 word problems? or at least translate statements into algebraic statements? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9132)

 Question 455926: If 4 pencils cost 72 cents, how does 1 pencil cost? How much do 5 pencils cost? n pencils? 4p=72 p=18 I know the 5th would cost .90 but would i write it and n out? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 455941: Find the other endpoint of a line segment with the given midpoint and one endpoint. midpoint (11/2,17/2) and the endpoint is (2,9) Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)
 Question 455941: Find the other endpoint of a line segment with the given midpoint and one endpoint. midpoint (11/2,17/2) and the endpoint is (2,9) Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6456)

 Question 455975: The sum of two numbers is twenty-four. Four less than three times the smaller is twelve less than twice the larger. Find the two numbers. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6456)

 Question 455874: 3x-1/3 - x-3/15 = 2x+3/2 I'm supposed to solve for x, but I just cant seem to figure it out! Help! :) Thank you!! Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6456)

 Question 455646: inhow would you clear fractions or decimals, solve, and check 7t + 8 - 1.62t = 0.4t - 0.32 + 8? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6456)

 Question 455266: Factorize the completely: 1. 3g-3t+2mg-2mt 2. 3xsquared + 2x-8 3. 3xsquared-27 Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6456)

 Question 456094: I am having trouble with solving for x in the following equation: So far I have tried the following steps to simplify: x+1=(x+2)(x-3) x+1= x+1= x+7= 2x+7= 2+7= 9= 9x= 9=x However, when I plug this solution for x into a calculator I end up with , which is not = to 9+2. I hope you can explain this to me! I've been trying for hours over the past couple of days and I'm just not understanding it. Thank you for taking the time to read this. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)
 Question 456094: I am having trouble with solving for x in the following equation: So far I have tried the following steps to simplify: x+1=(x+2)(x-3) x+1= x+1= x+7= 2x+7= 2+7= 9= 9x= 9=x However, when I plug this solution for x into a calculator I end up with , which is not = to 9+2. I hope you can explain this to me! I've been trying for hours over the past couple of days and I'm just not understanding it. Thank you for taking the time to read this. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 456096: How do I graph the equation x^2-x-6 = 0? Thank you very much. Christine Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 456287: (a^2+1)/(a^2-1) - 2/(a+1) = a/(a-1) solve for a.... When I did this one, I got a=1 but im not sure if thats correct. Help! :) Click here to see answer by katealdridge(100)

 Question 456288: I have attempted this problem about 6 times now, and I always get stuck :( I'm supposed to solve for a but I cant figure it out! Can someone help me? Also, if you could include steps that would be wonderful :) solve for a a - (3a-6)/6 = (3a+2)/3 Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 456301: One last question. Can you show me graph the equation by plotting hte points: x=2 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9132)

 Question 456296: I am TOTALLY lost on this one :( PLEASE HELP!! All of the fractions really confuse me. I'm supposed to solve for x... 2/3 + 1/(2 2/5) - 1/x = 1/3 - 1/(2 2/3) Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)
 Question 456296: I am TOTALLY lost on this one :( PLEASE HELP!! All of the fractions really confuse me. I'm supposed to solve for x... 2/3 + 1/(2 2/5) - 1/x = 1/3 - 1/(2 2/3) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30924)

 Question 456369: Can you tell me if I am correct? Determine whether the graphs of the two equation s are perpendicular. y=4x-4 8y=7 - x They are perpendicular Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9132)

 Question 456364: Can you solve the following system of equations using substitution? 2x+4y=12 4x+16y=8 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9132)

 Question 456410: How does the elimination method work for this equation? 5x + 6y=5 10x + 12y=10 The answer must be an ordered pair. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9132)

 Question 456651: Hi, I need help solving this problem Remove parentheses and simplify 8p+2q-8(8p-3q+3r) Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 456760: -1/10+1/5 I have no clue on what to do:/ Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9132)

 Question 456671: I can't solve this. I have to use the elimination method. 5x + 6y= 5 10x + 12y= 10 The answer must be an ordered pair. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 456919: A police officer measured a skid mark to be 150 ft long. The driver said he was going under the speed limit, which was 45 miles per hour. Was the driver correct? How long would the skid mark be if he was indeed going 45 miles per hour when the brakes were applied? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9132)