Can someone explain why you divide by 2 if you solve algebraically

Can someone explain why you divide by 2 if you solve algebraically

A: Leslie must divide 150 pieces of candy equally among 5 bags. How many pieces, x, will each bag hold? B: Mario will spit 30 garden plots. how many plants, x, will each plot hold. C: Nel...

Write an equation of a line in slope intercept form that passes through 0,-3 and is perpendicular to y=-2/5x-9

Omg pls I'm so stressed right now and I'm hoping this site will help with my math about permutations and combinations, so basically for my assignment I was given a story about Tom and jerry and there...

Tiffany took a job that paid $20,000 the first day, $10,000 the second day and $5,000 the third day. Thereafter, the job paid half as much each day as the previous day. To the nearest dollar, how...

Is the matrix M=(n 1) , (n is element of Z) group in respect to multiplication? (M,*)?? ...

A: -√(17/24) B: -√(7/24 C: -√(7/6) D: -√(17/6

Find a if the point (3,a) is on the line that passes through (-2,7) and (5,-3).

Find the distance between the x-intercept and the y-intercept of the graph of the equation 5x - 12y = 60.

The line l1 passes through the points (3,-3) and (-5,2). The line is the graph of the equation Ax + By = C, where A, B, and C are integers with greatest common divisor 1, and A is positive. Find...

Find the equation whose graph is the red line shown below. Write your answer in standard form. (Standard form is Ax+By = C, where A is positive, and A, B, and C are integers with greatest common...

F(x)=3x(x-2)/6x^2-41x-7

R(x)=11x(x+10)

An experienced worker can do a job twice as fast as an apprentic. If they work together, they can do a job in 3 hours. How long would it take each to work individuallay?

An object is traveling in a straight line so that its position (that is, distance from some fixed point) is given by this table: time (seconds) 0 1 2 3 distance...

the point p(16,7) lies on the curve y=sqrt(x) + 3. If q is the point (x, sqrt(x) +3), find the slope of the secant line for pq for the following values. x = 16.1 slope of the line...

jon invests $5,200 into an account that pays 6 percent interest each year. What is the total balance in the account after 4 years?

I keep getting the wrong answer for this, and cant figure out where my mistake is. A ball is thrown into the air by a baby alien on a planet in the system of Alpha Centauri with a velocity...

What is the relation between the set of complex numbers, the imaginary numbers, and the real numbers?

(x-3)(x+1)(x+4)≤0

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