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geargiapeach

  • 2 years ago

What is the solution to 1/6a -1/3=2/3

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  1. thedog55
    • 2 years ago
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    a=1/6

  2. mubzz
    • 2 years ago
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    For such questions, think of a way of rearranging the problem statement so you have all the terms with variables on one side, and rest on the other side. So rearranging would give us 1/6a = 2/3 + 1/3 => 1/6a = 3/3 => 1/6a = 1 now multiply both sides of the equation with 'a' you will get a = 1/6

  3. geargiapeach
    • 2 years ago
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    this is not an answer in my book

  4. helder_edwin
    • 2 years ago
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    is the a multiplying 1/6 or only the 6?

  5. mubzz
    • 2 years ago
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    What answer does your book give? Maybe you made an error in the way you wrote the question? Could you check? :)

  6. helder_edwin
    • 2 years ago
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    i mean is it \[\frac{1}{6} a\] ?

  7. geargiapeach
    • 2 years ago
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    no i wrote it correct here are what the answers could be -2 or 6 or -3/4 or 1/4

  8. helder_edwin
    • 2 years ago
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    so the answer is 6. and you wrote the question improperly.

  9. geargiapeach
    • 2 years ago
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    no it is correct

  10. helder_edwin
    • 2 years ago
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    you should have writen (1/6)a-1/3=2/3

  11. helder_edwin
    • 2 years ago
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    this way you have \[\frac{1}{6} 6 - \frac{1}{3}=\frac{2}{3}\]

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