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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    Nope. If I buy 2 boxes of 10 pencils, and 1 box of 12 pencils, will I really have only 3 pencils in total???



    First one is fine, but the second one doesn't follow the pattern because (-29)+(-8)\not=13

    Better start off by saying c+34=55 and c will be your 3rd box.

    Then say b+c=34 where b is your second box.

    And finally the last box would satisfy a+b=c where a is your first box.
    I don't get the pencil one..

    It could be p10+r12

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    Nope. If I buy 2 boxes of 10 pencils, and 1 box of 12 pencils, will I really have only 3 pencils in total???



    First one is fine, but the second one doesn't follow the pattern because (-29)+(-8)\not=13

    Better start off by saying c+34=55 and c will be your 3rd box.

    Then say b+c=34 where b is your second box.

    And finally the last box would satisfy a+b=c where a is your first box.
    I did this

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    (Original post by z_o_e)
    I don't get the pencil one..

    It could be p10+r12

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    Well it IS 10p+12r
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    Well it IS 10p+12r
    AW so close.


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    (Original post by z_o_e)
    AW so close.


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    You need to understand why rather than guess it and leave it as it is.

    (Original post by z_o_e)
    I did this

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    Yes that's correct, you can check it yourself by checking if it follows the required pattern.
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    You need to understand why rather than guess it and leave it as it is.



    Yes that's correct, you can check it yourself by checking if it follows the required pattern.
    Yeah I did it's a pattern with adding 3 then 4,5..

    I have this one I didn't understand either.


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    (Original post by z_o_e)
    Yeah I did it's a pattern with adding 3 then 4,5..

    I have this one I didn't understand either.


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    It's the same thing, only algebraic. So follow on the pattern.
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    It's the same thing, only algebraic. So follow on the pattern.
    Like this

    Or wait it could be a+b

    Ab means multiplying


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    (Original post by z_o_e)
    Like this

    Or wait it could be a+b

    Ab means multiplying


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    Yeah so which one is it? The one where you add or the one where you multiply?
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    Yeah so which one is it? The one where you add or the one where you multiply?
    Simplified is AB

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    Simplified is AB

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    but you just said that AB is multiplying; how did you go from adding 2 things to multiplying them...?
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    but you just said that AB is multiplying; how did you go from adding 2 things to multiplying them...?
    Oh okay I get it

    So a+b =C

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    (Original post by z_o_e)
    Oh okay I get it

    So a+b =C

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    Yeah but you don't need to introduce new variables. Keep it all in terms of a and b which is where simplified forms come from in boxes 4 and 5
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    Yeah but you don't need to introduce new variables. Keep it all in terms of a and b which is where simplified forms come from in boxes 4 and 5
    Um

    In box 4 ...

    A÷b :/ idk

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    Um

    In box 4 ...

    A÷b :/ idk

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    This is simple algebraic addition, add the last two boxes to work out your current one.

    The third box is a+b

    The fourth box is (a+b)+(b)=a+2b

    so what's the fifth box??
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    This is simple algebraic addition, add the last two boxes to work out your current one.

    The third box is a+b

    The fourth box is (a+b)+(b)=a+2b

    so what's the fifth box??


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    I'm going to watch a video on this abit confusing :/
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    I'm going to watch a video on this abit confusing :/
    Do you know how to simplify algebraic addition? Like what is a+b+b+c+c+c in its most simple form?? If not, then please revisit this.
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    Do you know how to simplify algebraic addition? Like what is a+b+b+c+c+c in its most simple form?? If not, then please revisit this.
    A+ 2b + 3C

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    A+ 2b + 3C

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    That's right, now apply the same idea to the question when it comes to simplifying. Literally nothing more difficult than adding two boxes together.
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    That's right, now apply the same idea to the question when it comes to simplifying. Literally nothing more difficult than adding two boxes together.
    Omg I get it!! I'll show you in abit x low battery

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