clarkexo
2x3/2(2/63/5)^2 please provide steps, I wanna know how to actually do it



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dw:1347404270039:dw

CliffSedge
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Get your common denominators to subtract the fractions in parentheses first.

clarkexo
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i got 12/13500
I'm not sure if its correct though

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Also, clarify: In your question, you have "2x3/2" but in the drawing it looks like "2x3/5"
?

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its a 5, my apologies

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To add (or subtract) fractions, try this:
dw:1347404740571:dw

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dw:1347404844420:dw

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dw:1347404878583:dw

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dw:1347404822387:dw

clarkexo
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am i on the right track?

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Yes, that looks right, as long as the 2and 3/5 is a mixed number and not multiplication.

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And if that is subtraction between that first fraction and the parentheses, then don't lose your minus sign.

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dw:1347405048127:dw

clarkexo
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is that right?

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Looks good. The steps are right. You can probably simplify that fraction to lowest terms.

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Thank you!