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1. Could any of you help me with this maths question?
2x+3=X-4
I don't know if this is factorising or not
2. no, its not factorising.
So the best way to solve this is to re-arrange the equation to put the x's on one side and the numbers on the other
3. ok so what you do is
2x+3 = X-4

move the unknowns to one side, and the numbers to the other side, that way all the liketerms will be together, and it would be easier to solve

2x-x = -4-3
and then you work it out
x = -7

have a good day
4. (Original post by animeamanda1412)
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(Original post by Kavin123)
Could any of you help me with this maths question?
2x+3=X-4
I don't know if this is factorising or not
(Original post by Toasticide)
no, its not factorising.
So the best way to solve this is to re-arrange the equation to put the x's on one side and the numbers on the other

I hope to see you more on CTAM
5. (Original post by animeamanda1412)
ok so what you do is
2x+3 = X-4

move the unknowns to one side, and the numbers to the other side, that way all the liketerms will be together, and it would be easier to solve

2x-x = -4-3
and then you work it out
x = -7

have a good day
Thank you soo much for the help! Does the +3 turn into a -3 because they have swapped sides?
6. (Original post by Toasticide)
no, its not factorising.
So the best way to solve this is to re-arrange the equation to put the x's on one side and the numbers on the other
Ah ok thanks a lot!
7. (Original post by Kavin123)
Thank you soo much for the help! Does the +3 turn into a -3 because they have swapped sides?
anytime bro!!
and yh, as soon as it goes past the = , the sign always changes

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