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From: Milo Zachary

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2006091801:35:45
Subject: Re: linear equations

Use the distributive property of multiplication to eliminate the parentheses. For example on question 1: 1. 9/2(x+3)=27 Multiply the 9/2 throughout the parentheses to get 9x/2 + 27/2. You can take it from there. Milo

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