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6(z+2)=5z please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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 Solve the problem to find the value of z?

asked Jan 18, 2013 in PRE-ALGEBRA by rockstar Apprentice

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The expression is 6(z+2)=5z

Distribute terms using distributive property: a(b + c) = ab + ac.

Distribute 6.

6z + 12 = 5z

SUbtract 5z from each side

z + 12 = 0

Subtract 12 form each side

z = -12

answered Jan 19, 2013 by Naren Answers Apprentice

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