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STPID ALGEBRA HW

Yo w hve problem

x + 3 = 2x

I can figure this out stupd sht
02-13-2011 02:25 PM
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Re: STPID ALGEBRA HW

x= (-3)

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02-13-2011 03:11 PM
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Re: STPID ALGEBRA HW

I will provide a further proof.

x + 3 = 2x
This is the initial equation. To start off, we take stock of the unknown and think of the best way to solve for said unknown. The unknown term here is x.

We must get the term x alone on one side or another, with no other x's in the equation.

(x + 3)/2 = x
This is invalid because there is still an x on the left side of the equation. While x does indeed equal (x+3)/2, the value of x is still uncertain.

Instead, we take the equation (x+3)=2x and we realize that we can subtract 1x from both sides, resulting in the equation 3 = x or x = 3, if your teacher is nitpicky.

To test the answer, we plug the value "3" into where "x" appears in the original equation. Simply put, we switch out "x" for "3", and solve from there. If the equation turns out to be true, we will know our answer is correct.

(x + 3) = 2x turns into (3 + 3) = 2(3). Solving this produces the answer 6 = 6. This is true; therefore, x = 3 is the correct answer.

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Re: STPID ALGEBRA HW

pff ha ha ha basic algebra


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Jackass McAwesome Wrote:pff ha ha ha basic algebra


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Hi there. We must have not met before. You can ask HeartofShadows about my history, if you wish. I can tell it's a troll. It's much more fun to play ball, though, don't you think so?

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It is such a good thing that there are no trolls in glorious nation of North Korea.

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02-15-2011 02:05 AM
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I still DNT UNDRSTAND- I MD 2 FUCKING THREADS, no UNDRSTNDLE EXPLANATIOn
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RE: STPID ALGEBRA HW

(02-13-2011 02:25 PM)Sc00lh8er24 Wrote:  Yo w hve problem

x + 3 = 2x

I can figure this out stupd sht

This is basic algebra. Take the problem below for an example.

y8 = 14 + y

y * 8 = 14 + y

There is 'y' on both sides. You need to estimate to find the right number. I beleive that this number is 2, so I'll try it out.

y = 2, since 2*8 = 14 + 2

This can be further simplified to 16 = 16
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RE: STPID ALGEBRA HW

x + 3 = x + x

omg what x

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(12-18-2011 06:28 AM)Prince Rilian Wrote:  x + 3 = x + x

omg what x

1. Combine like terms.

x + 3 = 2x

2. Subtract x from both sides so that your variable is on one side and the number it is equal to is on the other.

x - x + 3 = 2x - x

3 = 1x

x = 3

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RE: STPID ALGEBRA HW

There's no reason to combine like terms there. I wrote it as x + 3 = x + x because that makes it way more obvious. You take an x away from both sides and you're done.

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(12-18-2011 06:42 AM)Prince Rilian Wrote:  There's no reason to combine like terms there. I wrote it as x + 3 = x + x because that makes it way more obvious. You take an x away from both sides and you're done.

Oh. You said "omg what x" so I thought you didn't understand how to solve it.

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Lol, I was kinda joking. FYI I've had passed 14 math classes in college, i no need ur help but thnx anyway.

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(12-18-2011 06:50 AM)Prince Rilian Wrote:  Lol, I was kinda joking. FYI I've had passed 14 math classes in college, i no need ur help but thnx anyway.

Sorry, aspies can't judge these things. D:

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(12-18-2011 06:52 AM)|55555| Wrote:  aspies

ru rlly? I hate that word. why not say you "have asperger's syndrome". Or why not just never mention it all, since it's bullshit anyway.

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(12-18-2011 07:02 AM)Prince Rilian Wrote:  
(12-18-2011 06:52 AM)|55555| Wrote:  aspies

ru rlly? I hate that word. why not say you "have asperger's syndrome". Or why not just never mention it all, since it's bullshit anyway.

Yes, I am really. Not officially diagnosed, but this is no self diagnoses either as psychologists have told me I probably do have aspergers. I hate it when people say they have aspergers, then I ask them if they've seen a psychologist about it and they say no. :| It's kind of trendy to have right now it seems. But that doesn't make the disorder bullshit.

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(12-18-2011 07:05 AM)|55555| Wrote:  
(12-18-2011 07:02 AM)Prince Rilian Wrote:  
(12-18-2011 06:52 AM)|55555| Wrote:  aspies

ru rlly? I hate that word. why not say you "have asperger's syndrome". Or why not just never mention it all, since it's bullshit anyway.

Yes, I am really. Not officially diagnosed, but this is no self diagnoses either as psychologists have told me I probably do have aspergers. I hate it when people say they have aspergers, then I ask them if they've seen a psychologist about it and they say no. :| It's kind of trendy to have right now it seems. But that doesn't make the disorder bullshit.

I'm not talking about the people who just say they have it randomly. My brother and I have both been diagnosed with it. The only reason I bothered with it was because it helped me with college. My brother was diagnosed in elementary school by the school psychologist without his consent to even being analyzed.

I'm saying, this "asperger's syndrome" is just a kind of vague collection of character traits. There's no actual test for it.

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