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cindy
 5 years ago
simplify
6(1/22/3y)
can somebody help me on this problem
cindy
 5 years ago
simplify 6(1/22/3y) can somebody help me on this problem

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You should probably tell her how you got that.... ;P

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the simplification is obvious..jus mutiply the terms inside the bracket with 6..

gw2011
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You're probably right that I should show my work. Here it is: (6)(1/2)=3 because 1/2 of 6 is 3 (6)[(2/3)(y)]=4y because 2/3 of 6=4 and you have a y associated with it. Therefore, this problem simplifies to 34y. Hopefully, This helps you understand how the answer was arrived at.

Cindy
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but isnt the answer supoose to be a fraction

gw2011
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2No, the answer is not supposed to be a fraction because the fractions actually cancel as you can see from the above work I showed. Do you now understand how this worked?

gw2011
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.26*1/2=6/2=3 6*2/3=12/3=4 but 2/3 is a negative so 4 becomes 4 but again there is a y associated with 2/3 so 4 becomes 4y. Does this help?
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