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# If 8x - 3y = 24 and y = 0, then x =

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If 8x - 3y = 24 and y = 0, then x = [#permalink]  11 Jun 2019, 02:35
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If $$8x - 3y = 24$$ and $$y = 0$$, then $$x =$$

(A) 3

(B) 4

(C) 5

(D) 6

(E) 8
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Re: If 8x - 3y = 24 and y = 0, then x = [#permalink]  11 Jun 2019, 08:08
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Carcass wrote:
If $$8x - 3y = 24$$ and $$y = 0$$, then $$x =$$

(A) 3

(B) 4

(C) 5

(D) 6

(E) 8

Replace $$y$$ with $$0$$ to get: $$8x - 3(0) = 24$$
Simplify to get: $$8x - 0 = 24$$
So: $$8x = 24$$
Solve: $$x = \frac{24}{8}=3$$

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Re: If 8x - 3y = 24 and y = 0, then x =   [#permalink] 11 Jun 2019, 08:08
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