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 Variance is calculated by taking the differences between each number in the set and the mean, squaring the differences (to make them positive) and dividing the sum of the squares by the number of values in the set. We do as follows:

Mean = 8+10+14+12 / 4 = 11

Variance = (8-11)^2 + 

(10-11)^2 + (12-11)^2 + (14-11)^2 / 4
Variance = 5 <——-OPTION C


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Each set of ordered pairs represents a function. Write a rule that represents the function. 1. (0,0),(1,4),(2,16),(3,36),(4,64) 2. (0,0),(1,0.5),(2,2),(3,4.5),(4,8)

My answer to the question is as follows:

First one looks like you are squaring the number, then multiplying the result by 4, i.e.

y=4x2

second one is similar, but instead of squaring and multiplying by 4, you are squaring and then dividing by 2

I hope my answer has come to your help. God bless and have a nice day ahead!

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Solve for x. round to nearest tenth if needed. 1. 7r-7=2r+18 a.r=-5 b.r=5 c.r=2.2 d.r=1.2 2. 2x+12=18-x a.x=3 b.x=10 c.x=6 d.x=2 3. 8x-3=15x+18 a.x=-3 b.x=3 c.x=2.1 d.x=0.9 4. 6y-6=4y+16 a.y=2.2 b.y=-2.2 c.y=11 d.y=5 5. 3(x-4)=5(x+2) a.x=11 b.x=-11 c.x=1 d.x=-1

1)  The answer is: [B]: r = 5 .
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Explanation:
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Given: 7r − 7 = 2r + 18 ; Round your answer to the nearest tenth, if necessary.
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Since “r” is the only variable given, let us assume we want to solve for “r” (instead of “x”).
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→ Subtract “2r” from EACH SIDE of the equation; and & add “7” to EACH SIDE of the equation:
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→ 7r − 7 − 2r + 7 = 2r + 18 − 2r + 7 ;  to get: → 5r = 25 ;
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→ Now, divide EACH SIDE of the equation by “5”; to isolate “r” on one side of the equation; and to solve for “r” :
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→ 5r / 5 = 25 / 5 → r = 5 → which is: “Answer choice: [B]”.
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Let us check our answer, by plugging in “5” for “r” in the original equation:
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 → 7r − 7 = 2r + 18 ;  →  7(5) − 7 =? 2(5) + 18? ;
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→ 35 − 7 =? 10 + 18 ?;     → 28 =? 28? Yes!
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 2) The answer is: [D]: x = 2 .
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Explanation: 
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Given: 2x + 12 = 18 − x ; Solve for “x” (round to nearest tenth, if necessary).
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→ Add “x” to EACH SIDE of the equation, & subtract “12” from EACH SIDE of the equation:  → 2x + 12 + x − 12 = 18 − x + x − 12 ; 
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→ To get: 3x = 6 ;  → Divide EACH SIDE of the equation by “3”;
to isolate “x” on one side of the equation; and to solve for “x”:
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→ 3x / 3 = 6 / 3 ; → x = 2 ; which is: “Answer choice: [D]”.
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Let us check our answer, by plugging in “2” for “x” in the original equation:
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→ 2x + 12 = 18 − x ; → 2(2) + 12 =? 18 − 2 ?
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→ 4 + 12 =? 18 − 2 ? ;   → 16 =? 16?  Yes!
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3)  The answer is: [A]: x = -3 . 
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Explanation:
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Given:  8x − 3 = 15x + 18 ; Solve for “x”. Round your answer to the nearest tenth, if necessary.
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→ Subtract “8x” from EACH SIDE of the equation, & add “3” to EACH SIDE of the equation:
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→ 8x − 3 − 8x + 3 = 15x + 18 − 8x + 3 ; to get:
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→ 0 = 7x + 21 ; → Subtract “21” from EACH SIDE of the equation;
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→ 0 − 21 = 7x + 21 − 21 ; to get:
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→  -21 = 7x ; Now divide EACH SIDE of the equation by “7”;
    to isolate “x” on one side of the equation; & to solve for “x”:
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→ = -21 / 7 = 7x / 7 ; →  -3 = x ; which is “Answer choice: [A].”
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Let us check our answer, by plugging in “-3” for “x” in the original equation:
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→  8x − 3 = 15x + 18 ;  → 8(-3) − 3 =?  15(-3) + 18 ?;
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→ -24 − 3 =?  -45 + 18 ? ;   →  -27 =? -27?  Yes!
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4)  The answer is: [C]: y = 11 .
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Explanation:
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Given: 6y − 6 = 4y + 16 ; Solve for “y”; Round to the nearest tenth, if necessary.
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(Note: Since “y” is the only variable given; assume we are to solve for “y” instead of “x”).
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→ Subtract “4y” from EACH SIDE of the equation, & add “6” to EACH SIDE of the equation; → 6y − 6 − 4y + 6 = 4y + 16 − 4y + 6 ; to get:
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→ 2y  = 22 ; Now, divide EACH SIDE of the equation by “2”; to isolate “y” one side of the equation; and to solve for “y” ;
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→ 2y / 2 = 22 / 2 ; →  y = 11 → which is “Answer choice: [C]”.
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Let us check our answer, by plugging in “11” for “y” in the original equation:
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→  6y − 6 = 4y + 16 ; → 6(11) − 6 =? 4(11) + 16 ?
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→ 66 − 6  =? 44 + 16 ?  → 60 =? 60 ?  Yes!
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5)  The answer is: [B]: x = -11 .
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Explanation:
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Given: 3(x − 4) = 5(x + 2) ; Solve for “x”. Round to the nearest tenth, if necessary.
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→Note the “distributive property of multiplication”: 
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a*(b + c) = ab + ac ;  and: a*(b − c) = ab − ac ;
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→ Let us expand EACH SIDE of our given equation.
→Start with the “left-hand side”:
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3(x − 4) = (3*x)  − (3*4) = 3x − 12;
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→Now let us expand the “right-hand side” of the given equation:
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→  5(x + 2) = (5*x) + (5*2) = 5x + 10 ;
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→Now, we can rewrite the original equation:
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→ 3(x − 4) = 5(x + 2) ; by substituting the expanded values for EACH SIDE of the question:   →  3x − 12 = 5x + 10 ;
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→ Subtract “3x” from EACH SIDE of the equation; and add “12” to EACH SIDE of the equation: →  3x − 12 − 3x + 12 = 5x + 10 − 3x + 12 ; to get:
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→  0 = 2x + 22;  → Now subtract “22” from EACH SIDE of the equation:
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→  0 − 22 = 2x + 22 − 22 ; to get:  →  -22 = 2x ;
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→ Divide EACH SIDE of the equation by “2”; to isolate “x” on one side of the equation; & to solve for “x” ;
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→  -22 / 2 = 2x /2 ;  →  -11 = x ; which is “Answer choice: [B]”.
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Let us check our answer, by plugging in “-11” for “x” in the original equation:
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→ 3(x − 4) = 5(x + 2) ; →  3(-11 − 4) =? 5(-11 + 2) ? ; 
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→3(-15) =? 5(-9) ? ; → -45 =? -45 ?  Yes!
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Which rule represents the translation of hexagon DEFGHI to hexagon D’E’F’G’H’I’? (x, y)→(x – 8, y – 7) (x, y)→(x – 7, x – 8) (x, y)→(x – 4, x – 5) (x, y)→(x – 5, y – 4)

Correct answer is A.

Each vertex of the hexagon is translated 8 units left and 7 units down. So, the x-coordinate is 8 units smaller (x – 8), and the y-coordinate is 7 units smaller (y – 7).

Therefore (x, y) → (x – 8, y -7)

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Which answer describes the type of sequence? −99, −88, −66, −55, … A. arithmetic B. neither arithmetic nor geometric C. geometric

Here, Geometric ratio, r = -88/-99 or -66/-88 which is 8/9 or 6/8. As they are not equal, it is not a geometric.

Now, Arithmetic difference, d = -88-(-99) or -66-(-88) which is 11 or 22. As they are not equal, it is not a Arithmetic.

So, it’s neither an Arithmetic nor a Geometric.

Option B is your answer!

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Is 3/4 equivalent to 12/15

For this, you have to reduce the larger fraction, which is 12/15
After reduction, it would be: 4/5 which is not equivalent to 3/4

4/5 ≠ 3/4

So, your final answer is “NO”, it’s not equivalent 

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