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# Phil solved the equation x+235.12=310.21, and found the solution to be 545.33 is he correct if not what was the mistake.

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Phil solved the equation x+235.12=310.21, and found the solution to be 545.33 is he correct if not what was the mistake.

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Math Middle School
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2022-12-24T07:09:32+00:00
2022-12-24T07:09:32+00:00 2 Answers
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He is not correct!

× + 235.12 = 310.21 to solve this you have to subtract 235.12 from each side

-235.12 -235.12

X = 75.09

he added instead of subtracting.

(p.s. please mark me brainliest, it would help a lot)

He is not correct. He needs to do 310.21-235.12 and then you will get your anwser.