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What is the solution of n if -4(3n+2)=20?
-4(3n + 2) = 20; -12n - 8 = 20; -12n = 20 + 8; -12n = 28; n = -28/12; n = -7/3
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Edited by yumdrea [10/4/2014 2:44:39 PM]
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-4(3n + 2) = 20;

-12n - 8 = 20;

-12n = 20 + 8;

-12n = 28;

n = -28/12;

n = -7/3
Added 10/4/2014 2:33:45 PM
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if m-9/2=5/4 what is the solution of m?
Weegy: m = 5/4 + 9/2; m = 5/4 + 18/4; m = 23/4; m = 5 3/4 (More)
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Updated 4/4/2015 8:00:08 AM
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m-9/2=5/4


4(m-9) = 10

4m-36 = 10

4m = 46


m =46/4 =11.5
Added 4/2/2015 9:02:26 PM
This answer has been flagged as incorrect.
Flagged by jeifunk [4/3/2015 7:08:41 AM]
SCM, I don't understand how you got this answer. There is no bracket around m-9.
Added 4/3/2015 6:51:56 AM
What i think is its a Simple proportion question and m-9 is a single number like x .
The question to me is like x/y = a/b where x = m-9.


@deb i don't think it needs one , the question is clear to me.


If it looks otherwise to you , you can flag it of course
as you already have xD
Added 4/3/2015 7:27:37 AM
You way of solving is only correct if it is (m-9)/2.
Added 4/3/2015 9:37:37 AM
It must be xD
Added 4/4/2015 8:00:08 AM
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