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January 27th, 2013, 05:09 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jan 2013 Posts: 1 Thanks: 0  solving an easy equation problem >_<
Hello I have no idea what I'm doing wrong in this simple equation: Code: 0 = 3^2  4 * 2 * x 3^2 = 4 * 2 * x 9 = 4 * 2 * x 9 / (4 * 2) = x x = 1.125 Any help would be appreciated, thanks! 
January 27th, 2013, 05:20 AM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Mar 2012 From: India, West Bengal Posts: 3,871 Thanks: 86 Math Focus: Number Theory 
I don't see anything wrong in your derivation! But this is not a number theory problem, you posted it in the wrong section. 
January 27th, 2013, 06:58 AM  #3 
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 10,663 Thanks: 697  Re: solving an easy equation problem >_<
0 = 3^2  4 * 2 * x ; then x = 1.125 ; 3^2 = 9 0 = (3)^2  4 * 2 * x ; then x = 1.125 ; (3)^2 = 9 
January 28th, 2013, 01:58 PM  #4  
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