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  • 5 years ago

can 110/19 be reduced

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    No because 19 is not a prime factor of 110

  2. anonymous
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    on one of my answers for the age thing i got r=110/19 but i need a whole number i think i did this wrong too

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    my equation that i got was (r-5)-5=20(r-5)

  4. anonymous
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    and when i tryed to solve i got 110/19

  5. anonymous
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    are you sure it shouldnt be \[-5(r-5) = 20 (r-5)\]

  6. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    well the problem says: Gloria is 20 years older than reggie. five years ago, she was five times as old as he was. how old is each now

  7. anonymous
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    The equations you get are g = r+20 g-5 = 5(r-5) =5r-25 Then need to solve these simultaneously ie taking the 2nd - 1st you get -5=4r-45 so 4r=40 r=10 and g=30

  8. anonymous
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    oh i know what i did again shouldnt my first equation be G=R+20

  9. anonymous
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    oh yeah i keep forgetting that part

  10. anonymous
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    20-5 would be 15 right?

  11. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    or is it negative

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