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 Question 542173: 2x+11+2=x i need help going through all the steps to this problem Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 542285: (3/(x-3))=(-3/(x+6))+(3/((x-3)(x+6))) Solve the equation sorry for all the parenthesis but i wanted to make it clear Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 542330: Good Evening: The problem is a simple one, however my teacher is showing a method to clear out the decimals before solving. The problem is: (x-17.7)+19.6= 27.8 My teacher advised me to multiply both sides by 10. I am confused. Could please help me solve this equation Click here to see answer by neatmath(300)

 Question 542371: SOLVE FOR X: X/3 + 4 < -8 Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 542416: I know this is probably a strange question, but I hope you can help. Is there any way you can provide me with a complicated-looking math equation to which "19" is the correct answer? We want to get our math-major son (turning 19 this month) a unique cake ... and thought an equation in icing might be a little less trite than a simple "Happy 19th Birthday." Obviously, neither my husband nor I are math people. Please let me know if you're able to help, and thank you in advance! -- Kim Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 542416: I know this is probably a strange question, but I hope you can help. Is there any way you can provide me with a complicated-looking math equation to which "19" is the correct answer? We want to get our math-major son (turning 19 this month) a unique cake ... and thought an equation in icing might be a little less trite than a simple "Happy 19th Birthday." Obviously, neither my husband nor I are math people. Please let me know if you're able to help, and thank you in advance! -- Kim Click here to see answer by KMST(1936)

 Question 542518: If I have the following problem: x = 3.5 X 10 to the 18th power; y = 3.0 x 10 to the 8th power; and I'm solving for z, my formula is: x = y/z 3.5 x 10 to the 18th = 3.0 x 10 to the 8th/z, and the solution comes out: z = 3.0 x 10 to the 8th/3.5 X 10 to the 18th Okay, here's the question. What property or rule is at play here that they can take 1/z and make it z and flip the other two? Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 542819: The sale price of a sweater is \$48. The price is 20 percent less than the original price. What is the original price? Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 543175: Anza is training by running to a post across a field and then back. He runs the outward leg at 7m/s and the return leg at 5m/s. He takes 15.4 s. Find the distance to the post Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6761)

 Question 543530: x = 3y^4 - 3 What is this equation? Linear? Quartic? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 543685: Find each percent of change and round to the nearest tenth. 1. 10 to 25 2. 70 to 82 Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6812)

 Question 543820: what is the solution of n on this problem 11+7n=4 Click here to see answer by IFY(62)

 Question 543648: What is an eqaution of the line that passes through the points (4,-3) and (-4,7)? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 543455: I sometimes forget to write my equation without the 1 in front of the variable and my teacher marks it wrong. After showing all my work and getting the right equation I get the problem wrong! Is it wrong to write 1x + 5y = 6 instead of x + 5y = 6? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 543277: which expression is equivalent to 3(4r-9) 12r + 9 12r-9 12r + 27 12r-27 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 544030: x+1 x-5 _____ = ______ x+4 x+6 (x+1)(x+6)=(x+4)(x-5) x^2+6x+6=x^2-5x+4x-20 8x=-26 x=3.25 I'm just not getting the right answer, not sure where I am going wrong. Thanks for your help. Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 544376: what is the solution to this -2m = 16 - m Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 544374: what is solution to this -9w + 17 = 7 -4w Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 544369: what is solution 12k + 5 = k + 49 Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 544413: what is the solution ? 4q - 15 = 6q - 1 Click here to see answer by ShaniaQ(5)
 Question 544413: what is the solution ? 4q - 15 = 6q - 1 Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1483)

 Question 544425: what is the solution ? 10-3p = 2 +5p Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)