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Solve the equation.
6 = 2(x + 8) - 5x
A. 2/3
B. 3 1/3
C. - 2/3
D. -3 1/3
**Weegy:** -3 -3
Divide each term in the inequality by 3.
(3(5x-16))/(3)>-(3)/(3)
Simplify the left-hand side of the inequality by canceling the common factors.
5x-16>-(3)/(3)
Simplify the right-hand side of the inequality by simplifying each [ term.
5x-16>-1
Since -16 does not contain the variable to solve for, move it to the right-hand side of the inequality by adding 16 to both sides.
5x>16-1
Subtract 1 from 16 to get 15.
5x>15
Divide each term in the inequality by 5.
(5x)/(5)>(15)/(5)
Simplify the left-hand side of the inequality by canceling the common factors.
x>(15)/(5)
Simplify the right-hand side of the inequality by simplifying each term.
x>3
c. x > 3 is the answer. ] **User:** Solve the equation.
6 = 2(x + 8) - 5x
A. 2/3
B. 3 1/3
C. - 2/3
D. -3 1/3
**Weegy:** -3 -3
Divide each term in the inequality by 3.
(3(5x-16))/(3)>-(3)/(3)
Simplify the left-hand side of the inequality by canceling the common factors.
5x-16>-(3)/(3)
Simplify the right-hand side of the inequality by simplifying each [ term.
5x-16>-1
Since -16 does not contain the variable to solve for, move it to the right-hand side of the inequality by adding 16 to both sides.
5x>16-1
Subtract 1 from 16 to get 15.
5x>15
Divide each term in the inequality by 5.
(5x)/(5)>(15)/(5)
Simplify the left-hand side of the inequality by canceling the common factors.
x>(15)/(5)
Simplify the right-hand side of the inequality by simplifying each term.
x>3
c. x > 3 is the answer. ] (More)

Question

Updated 1/14/2013 1:32:30 AM

1 Answer/Comment

6 = 2(x + 8) - 5x

6 = 2x + 16 - 5x

3x = 16 - 6

x = 10/3 or 3 1/3

So, the solution for 6 = 2(x + 8) - 5x is B. 3 1/3

6 = 2x + 16 - 5x

3x = 16 - 6

x = 10/3 or 3 1/3

So, the solution for 6 = 2(x + 8) - 5x is B. 3 1/3

Added 1/14/2013 1:32:30 AM

Find the slope of the line through the pair of points. A(2, –3), P(2, 9)
A. 0
B.
C.
D. undefined
**Weegy:** The slops of that line would be -1 so C. (More)

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Updated 68 days ago|8/12/2014 9:14:30 AM

1 Answer/Comment

The slope of the line through the pair of points A(2, –3), P(2, 9) is 12/0 or UNDEFINED.

m = (y2 - y1)/(x2 - x1);

m = (9 + 3)/(2 - 2);

m = 12/0;

m = UNDEFINED

m = (y2 - y1)/(x2 - x1);

m = (9 + 3)/(2 - 2);

m = 12/0;

m = UNDEFINED

Added 68 days ago|8/12/2014 9:14:30 AM

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