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**moore1967****Member**- Registered: 2014-07-25
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I would love to have some help solving this math problem.

Determine the value of 4(x + 4)-3 when x=7.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Determine the value of 4(x + 4)-3 when x=7.

Wherever you see an x you replace it with a 7.

So 4(**x** + 4) - 3 becomes 4(**7** + 4) - 3.

4(**7 + 4**) - 3 becomes 4(**11**) - 3.

**4(11)** - 3 becomes **44** - 3 = 41 which is the answer.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi moore1967

Welcome to the forum!

What is your favourite colour?

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**Whizzies****Member**- Registered: 2014-07-18
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anonimnystefy wrote:

What is your favourite colour?

lol!

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