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anonymous
 5 years ago
solve the following equation for A: 2A/3=8+4A
anonymous
 5 years ago
solve the following equation for A: 2A/3=8+4A

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0get all the A stuff to one side... (2a/3) 4a = 8

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0get like denominators on the left side to make them addable

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok im doing this without a calculator i cnt use one because im going in the military and its an asvab test everything i do has to be on paper

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(2a/3)  (12a/3) = 8 10a / 3 = 8

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i hardly ever use a calculator :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0me and math not a good combination

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we can multiply this by (3) to get a on solid ground: (3)(10a/3) = 8(3) 10a = 24 .... you with me so far?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0um kinda slow down just a little bit

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let me know if anything I have done doesnt make any sense to you

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0at the top (2a/3)12a/3=8 how did you get 12 did u multiply the 3 and 4

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes. 4a (3) 12a  x  =  1 (3) 3

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so so far im with you

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we should be at: 10a = 24 to get that extra baggage (10) off of the "a"; we divide it by (10), becasue 10/10 = 1. But what we do to one side HAS to be done to the other to keep them EQUAL. (10a)/10 = 24/10 a = 24/10. How good are you at reducing?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0one moment let me write this down

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You miss typed it; it is: (10a)/10 = 24/10 10a 24  =  since 10/10 = 1 we can write this this way: 10 10 24 (1)a =  10

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now we have "a" all by its little lonesome and can use it as it is; OR as some tests do, we can "reduce" the fraction, and or put it into decinal form. Its good to know how to do any of them.

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what I do to reduce; is I see if the numbers are even and simply halve them till I cant halve no more...

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.024/2 12  =  10/2 5 12/5 is as far as itll go and there and 5 cannot divide into 12 evenly so we can leave it like this: 12/5

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya know i feel really dumb the whole time i was thinking that this symbol / meant to divide wow blonde moment

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is a fraction bar, and all fractions are are divisions of whole numbers.... so yes, it does mean divide :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh ok good i thought i was loosing my mind

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just be able to see it for all of its potential :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok we can keep going :D i want to thank you for helping me. i have a learning disability and math without a calculator is like finding a needle in a hay stack

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0me.... im just senile :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hahahaha do you have facebook so if i have any more ? i can ask you

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0to keep going, we found the value for "a" already: a = 12/5 If we want to express this as a "mixed" number; we simply do the division and set the "remainder" back over (5) like this: 2 < we have a whole number of (2)  5 12 10  2 < we have a remainder of (2), so put it back on the (5) our mixed number for "a" is: a = 2 2/5

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok hold on while i write it down :D

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i forgot the () sign... oops make that: a = 2 2/5

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you understand it all so far?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the last thing I can try to teach you is how to turn this into a decimal. If we want to turn 12/5 into a decimal, than we simply keep dividing it til we run out of numbers to have as a remainder: For example: 2.4  5 12.000 < add some "0"s to use. 10  20 < bring one of the "0"'s down to continue our division 20  0 < nothing left to play with, its a "0". our "decimal" form for the value of "a" is: a = 2.4 Now the library closes soon, so I have to go home. Ciao :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thank you so much for your help
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