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#1 Posted by !Drake! (1908 posts) - - Show Bio

I This can be a thread for any math equation help needed.

3x+2ab = 4x-5ab

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#2 Posted by !Drake! (1908 posts) - - Show Bio

I know ther is someone on here who can do it

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#3 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

:EDIT: check that with G-Man, but that looks right to me

M

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#4 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

3x + 2ab = 4x - 5ab

5ab + 2ab = 4x - 3x

7ab = x

M

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#5 Posted by !Drake! (1908 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanks M!

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#6 Posted by !Drake! (1908 posts) - - Show Bio

lol I need the variables solved

A=

B=

X=

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#7 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

what?

you don't need the variables for base algebra

Let ab = z

3x + 2z = 4x - 5z; now subtract 3x from both and add 5z to both

7z = x ; but z = ab so...

7ab = x

Proof

3(7ab) + 2ab = 4(7ab) - 5ab?

21ab + 2ab = 28ab - 5ab?

23ab = 23ab

Job Done

M

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#8 Posted by !Drake! (1908 posts) - - Show Bio

thank you (:

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#9 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll help where i can

M

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#10 Posted by Static Shock (51243 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"3x + 2ab = 4x - 5ab5ab + 2ab = 4x - 3x7ab = xM"

You good at Statistical Methods? I may need your help in June. LOL.

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#11 Posted by Assimilation (985 posts) - - Show Bio

ha, I have no math until second semester next year

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#12 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio

high school or college assimilation?

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#13 Posted by Static Shock (51243 posts) - - Show Bio

pixelized says:

"high school or college assimilation?"

College for me. I'm retaking Statistical Methods in June. I failed it.

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#14 Posted by Static Shock (51243 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"I'll help where i canM"

Nice!

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#15 Posted by Assimilation (985 posts) - - Show Bio

pixelized says:

"high school or college assimilation?"

in high school, will be a college class

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#16 Posted by Assimilation (985 posts) - - Show Bio

wait, calculus is college, right, i never really cared.

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#17 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio

Static Shock says:

"pixelized says:
"high school or college assimilation?"
College for me. I'm retaking Statistical Methods in June. I failed it."

idk if statistical methods and statics are the same, but thats the only math course i've taken thus far in college

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#18 Posted by Assimilation (985 posts) - - Show Bio

wow, I feel young

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#19 Posted by Static Shock (51243 posts) - - Show Bio

pixelized says:

"idk if statistical methods and statics are the same, but thats the only math course i've taken thus far in college"

If you've had to go over Proportions, Means (Ho, Ha, and whether or not to reject them), Confidence Intervals, Averages, Standard Deviation, and the like... It's the same...

Never took College Algebra or Mathematical Modeling?
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#20 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

Now i feel old... i took university, degree level, Physics...

then again there is G-Man who actually teaches High School Math

M

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#21 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio

Static Shock says:

"pixelized says:
" idk if statistical methods and statics are the same, but thats the only math course i've taken thus far in college"
If you've had to go over Proportions, Means (Ho, Ha, and whether or not to reject them), Confidence Intervals, Averages, Standard Deviation, and the like... It's the same... Never took College Algebra or Mathematical Modeling?
Post Edited:2008-05-18 18:48:49"

I was told my test scores put me high enough to make College algebra optional...basically i skipped it and went to stats....and then in stats all the work was done on the computer so i had my roomate do it for me and i did his Botany for him...i'm a bit of a science nerd

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#22 Posted by Assimilation (985 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"Now i feel old... i took university, degree level, Physics... then again there is G-Man who actually teaches High School Math M"

he teaches High school math? YESS, I have someone to ask if i get screwed over in calculs

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#23 Posted by King Saturn (220478 posts) - - Show Bio

You Know Its Funny. Cause all the Statistics and College level Math I took in College. I dont even use any of that crap on my job. I use basic math. But not the advanced stuff.

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#24 Posted by Static Shock (51243 posts) - - Show Bio

pixelized says:

"I was told my test scores put me high enough to make College algebra optional...basically i skipped it and went to stats....and then in stats all the work was done on the computer so i had my roomate do it for me and i did his Botany for him...i'm a bit of a science nerd"

See, we took Stats the old-fashioned way. On paper.

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#25 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio

Static Shock says:

"pixelized says:
" I was told my test scores put me high enough to make College algebra optional...basically i skipped it and went to stats....and then in stats all the work was done on the computer so i had my roomate do it for me and i did his Botany for him...i'm a bit of a science nerd"
See, we took Stats the old-fashioned way. On paper."

Bless your heart. lol

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#26 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio

hardly anyone uses anything past Algebra saturn..lol

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#27 Posted by Assimilation (985 posts) - - Show Bio

King Saturn says:

"You Know Its Funny. Cause all the Statistics and College level Math I took in College. I dont even use any of that crap on my job. I use basic math. But not the advanced stuff. "

why i hated geometry

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#28 Posted by King Saturn (220478 posts) - - Show Bio

pixelized says:

"hardly anyone uses anything past Algebra saturn..lol"

Thats True.

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#29 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio

OMG i know assimilation...i can kill with numbers, but throw a circle or a rectangle into the equation and i get lossed

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#30 Posted by Static Shock (51243 posts) - - Show Bio

King Saturn says:

"You Know Its Funny. Cause all the Statistics and College level Math I took in College. I dont even use any of that crap on my job. I use basic math. But not the advanced stuff. "

Exactly. It's stupid as f@ck. I'm an Exercise Physiology major, working to be a physical therapist. I'm not even gonna use Stats at all in that field.

pixelized says:

Bless your heart. lol

Wish I had that blessing at the beginning of the Spring semester... LOL.

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#31 Posted by King Saturn (220478 posts) - - Show Bio

And another thing ! Why cant Colleges give more rebate money back for Books that you return ? You buy a Math Workbook for $ 165.00 and get $ 60.00 back ? Come On ! At least meet me half way !

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#32 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio

LMAO...sorry for the ill fate you suffered static.

sin, cosin, tangent...they screwed me harder than that time in the back of a black chevy camaro.....nevermind

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#33 Posted by Static Shock (51243 posts) - - Show Bio

King Saturn says:

"And another thing ! Why cant Colleges give more rebate money back for Books that you return ? You buy a Math Workbook for $ 165.00 and get $ 60.00 back ? Come On ! At least meet me half way ! "

Hell f@cking yeah... A lot of people in college are broke. But, they don't see that. College is a scam. That's all it is.

pixelized says:

sin, cosine, tangent.

Thought these were easy.

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#34 Posted by Assimilation (985 posts) - - Show Bio

pixelized says:

"OMG i know assimilation...i can kill with numbers, but throw a circle or a rectangle into the equation and i get lossed"

yeah, i don't know why i need to know the angle of a telephone pole

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#35 Posted by Octagon Freak (11214 posts) - - Show Bio

I just know I'll get a good use out of this thread.....

But probably not in the near future, because this is my last week in school.

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#36 Posted by Assimilation (985 posts) - - Show Bio

pixelized says:

"LMAO...sorry for the ill fate you suffered static. sin, cosin, tangent...they screwed me harder than that time in the back of a black chevy camaro.....nevermind"

sin cosin, and tangent scare me more then that story you were about to tell

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#37 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio

LOL...i know saturn isnt it brutal...Textbooks are rediculous.

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#38 Posted by Octagon Freak (11214 posts) - - Show Bio

Assimilation says:

"Octagon Freak says:
"I just know I'll get a good use out of this thread..... But probably not in the near future, because this is my last week in school."
lucky you @ Methos: yes, yes you are"

Not really.

I have final exams every day this week.

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#39 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

am i the only one that really enjoys physics and math?

where WS when i need her lol

M

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#40 Posted by theCeruleanGestalt (1043 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"am i the only one that really enjoys physics and math?where WS when i need her lolM"

It depends... =/

/CG

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#41 Posted by Assimilation (985 posts) - - Show Bio

Octagon Freak says:

"I just know I'll get a good use out of this thread..... But probably not in the near future, because this is my last week in school."

lucky you

@ Methos: yes, yes you are

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#42 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio

I've yet to take a physics class

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#43 Posted by Assimilation (985 posts) - - Show Bio

Octagon Freak says:

"Assimilation says:
"Octagon Freak says:
"I just know I'll get a good use out of this thread..... But probably not in the near future, because this is my last week in school."
lucky you @ Methos: yes, yes you are"
Not really. I have final exams every day this week."

so do I but i still have to go to school two weeks after that for the f*cking sols

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#44 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

pixelized says:

"I've yet to take a physics class"

Physics rules!!!

Quantum Physics especially :D

M

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#45 Posted by Assimilation (985 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"pixelized says:
"I've yet to take a physics class"
Physics rules!!! Quantum Physics especially :D M"

just the name quantum physics scares me

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#46 Posted by Octagon Freak (11214 posts) - - Show Bio

Assimilation says:

"Octagon Freak says:
"Assimilation says:
"Octagon Freak says:
"I just know I'll get a good use out of this thread..... But probably not in the near future, because this is my last week in school."
lucky you @ Methos: yes, yes you are"
Not really. I have final exams every day this week."
so do I but i still have to go to school two weeks after that for the f*cking sols"

Well, haha then.

Methos, you're a turbo nerd....

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#47 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

Assimilation says:

"ok... i am now scared... i understood that!!!"

thats the basis of Quantum Physics...

it's really scary when you get into it though, it really alters your world views

M

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#48 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

Assimilation says:

"just the name quantum physics scares me"

Quantum physics is a branch of science that deals with discrete, indivisible units of energy called quanta as described by the Quantum Theory. There are five main ideas represented in Quantum Theory:

  1. Energy is not continuous, but comes in small but discrete units.

  2. The elementary particles behave both like particles and like waves.

  3. The movement of these particles is inherently random.

  4. It is physically impossible to know both the position and the momentum of a particle at the same time. The more precisely one is known, the less precise the measurement of the other is.

  5. The atomic world is nothing like the world we live in.

it's not scary lol, though Quantum Physics is more magic than math...

M

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#49 Posted by Assimilation (985 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"Assimilation says:
"ok... i am now scared... i understood that!!!"
thats the basis of Quantum Physics... it's really scary when you get into it though, it really alters your world views M"

hmmm... in three years i might check it out

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#50 Posted by theCeruleanGestalt (1043 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"Assimilation says:
"just the name quantum physics scares me"

Quantum physics is a branch of science that deals with discrete, indivisible units of energy called quanta as described by the Quantum Theory. There are five main ideas represented in Quantum Theory:

  1. Energy is not continuous, but comes in small but discrete units.

  2. The elementary particles behave both like particles and like waves.

  3. The movement of these particles is inherently random.

  4. It is physically impossible to know both the position and the momentum of a particle at the same time. The more precisely one is known, the less precise the measurement of the other is.

  5. The atomic world is nothing like the world we live in.

it's not scary lol, though Quantum Physics is more magic than math...

M"

I understood that...scary lol :P

/CG