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aliviachilds
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Can someone explain this I don't understand. 8x + 18 - x - 9

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ghenet25

you have to start with thy x and the division than the minus and the plus

lupegallegos83

Simplifying8x + 18 + -1x + -9 = 0 Reorder the terms:18 + -9 + 8x + -1x = 0 Combine like terms: 18 + -9 = 99 + 8x + -1x = 0 Combine like terms: 8x + -1x = 7x9 + 7x = 0 Solving9 + 7x = 0 Solving for variable 'x'. Move all terms containing x to the left, all other terms to the right. Add '-9' to each side of the equation.9 + -9 + 7x = 0 + -9 Combine like terms: 9 + -9 = 00 + 7x = 0 + -97x = 0 + -9 Combine like terms: 0 + -9 = -97x = -9 Divide each side by '7'.x = -1.285714286 Simplifyingx = -1.285714286

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