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how do I solve the following equation? 3(x-4)+x=2(6+2x)
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Asked 9/2/2012 7:22:30 PM
Updated 12/7/2012 7:39:47 PM
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User: how do I solve the following equation? 3(x-4)+x=2(6+2x)

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Asked 9/2/2012 7:22:30 PM
Updated 12/7/2012 7:39:47 PM
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3(x-4)+x=2(6+2x)
{ no solutions exist}
Added 9/3/2012 4:27:19 AM
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Rated good by Roy0624, Rated good by debnjerry
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3(x-4) +x = 2(6+2x) ;
3x -12+x = 12+4x ;
4x-12 = 12+4x ;
4x-4x = 12 + 12
x = 0

So the value of x = 0
Added 9/3/2012 10:38:05 PM
This answer has been flagged as incorrect.
Rated good by rhey22787, Rated good by dennis003, Rated good by Shey091808, Rated good by Roy0624, Rated bad by yeswey, Flagged by debnjerry
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3(x-4)+x=2(6+2x)
3x-12+x=12+4x
4x-12=4x+12
4x-4x=12+12
0=24
But we all know that 0 is not equal to 24,
therefore, there is no answer for the equation.
Added 12/7/2012 12:49:16 AM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
Confirmed by andrewpallarca [5/17/2014 8:11:19 AM]
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rhey22787's answer is wrong, i just dont know how this wrong answer can be added into the database.
I agree with Giana's answer.
Added 12/7/2012 12:51:06 AM
yeswey, it was added because it received three good ratings. Unfortunately we don't have a lot of control over that at the time.
Added 12/7/2012 7:34:06 AM
Okay that is to say, it has been added into the database automatically. It's bad that wrong answers could be added into the database. What we need to do is to carefully check our answers to every question. Thanks.
Added 12/7/2012 5:07:37 PM
Agree, we all need to be careful with our answers.
Added 12/7/2012 7:39:47 PM
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