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 XP Math - Forums Hi cinchy algebra question. Can anyone please explain this easy thing to me??

 07-29-2007 #1 Kayne Guest   Posts: n/a Hi cinchy algebra question. Can anyone please explain this easy thing to me?? How does 3(x/2) = 2x - 3 become -x/2 = -3 ??????????I know you have to subtract the 2x from each side but I don't understand how the 3(x/2) becomes -x/2. Why isn't it x/2? You're taking 2 away and leaving one positive one.
 07-29-2007 #2 superslaan25 Guest   Posts: n/a 3(x/2) = 2x - 33x / 2 = 2x - 33x = 4x - 6-x = -6x = 6.Woops I solved it by accident... Ah well maybe attempt two will work... TO BE CONTINUED

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