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# Can someone help me solve this Algebra equation?

3(-2-3x)=-9x-4

Asked by Dyndudes at 9:38 PM on Sep. 29, 2009 in Just for Fun

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• There is no solution to that equation. Watch:

3(-2-3x)=-9x-4
-6-9x=-9x-4
-6-4=-9x+9x
-2=0

No solution.

Answer by jessflynn at 9:43 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

• 3x= -13x I think

Answer by Anonymous at 9:42 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

• or -15x= -13x not sure. It's been a while....

Answer by Anonymous at 9:44 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

• Sorry the last two parts of that were supposed to be this:

-6+4=-9x+9x
-2=0

Still no solution.

Answer by jessflynn at 9:45 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

• Too confusing....

Answer by Anonymous at 9:45 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

Answer by Anonymous at 9:46 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

• jessflynn.........that is what I keep getting......no solution

Not sure if that is an acceptable answer for my son's Algebra paper.

Answer by Dyndudes at 9:47 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

• -6-9x=-9x-4
-2-9x=-9x
-2=0

like jessflynn got.... lol i wonder if I'm right!!!

Answer by 07lilmama1108 at 9:47 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

• Distribute:

Multiply what's inside the parenthesis by three -6-9x=-9x-4

Transpose:

Move the variable to one side and the number to the other -6+4=-9x+9x

Simplify:

Add/subtract the variables to like variables and numbers to numbers -2=0

Answer by jessflynn at 9:49 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

• that is exactly what I am getting too!!!

Answer by 07lilmama1108 at 9:51 PM on Sep. 29, 2009