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mubzzBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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
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geargiapeachBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
this is not an answer in my book
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helder_edwinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is the a multiplying 1/6 or only the 6?
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mubzzBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What answer does your book give? Maybe you made an error in the way you wrote the question? Could you check? :)
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helder_edwinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i mean is it \[\frac{1}{6} a\] ?
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geargiapeachBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no i wrote it correct here are what the answers could be 2 or 6 or 3/4 or 1/4
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helder_edwinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so the answer is 6. and you wrote the question improperly.
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helder_edwinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you should have writen (1/6)a1/3=2/3
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helder_edwinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
this way you have \[\frac{1}{6} 6  \frac{1}{3}=\frac{2}{3}\]
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