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8x+7=6x+9 8x+6x=7+9 14x=16 x=16-14 x=2

is this right ??

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Maina: Let me rewrite this so it's a big clearer. Do you have these 3 equations?
theo.cushion
07 December 2011
Ah, so you have been given: And you need to find , is that right?
theo.cushion
07 December 2011
yes
maina
07 December 2011
So the first thing we need to do is get all of the on one side, and the numbers on the other.
theo.cushion
07 December 2011
Can you do the next bit?
theo.cushion
07 December 2011
We can do this by taking for each side like this: Which simplifies too:
theo.cushion
07 December 2011
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