Mathematics
desiree1
2015-11-08 00:50:30
3(b-4)+5b=44 what number is b.
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Chrisfriel
2015-11-08 01:46:45

3(b-4)+5b=44 3b-12+5b=44 8b=44+12 8b=56 b=56/8 b=7

msevscott95
2015-11-08 01:48:00

you can rewrite this as: 3b - 12 + 5b = 44 Then you can add the individual sides: 8b - 12 = 44 Then you can move the 12 over to the other side: 8b = 44 + 12 Sum the sides again: 8b = 56 Then you divide both sides by 8: b = 7 Hope this helps! :)

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