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-15=6p+15-10p
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surdawi
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-15=6p+15-10p
-15 -15 = 6p-10p
-30=-4p
p=30/4
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it equals -1/4
surdawi
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how? it is 30/4=15/4
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Combine like terms.
-15 = 6p + 15 - 10p So 6p - 10p = -4p
-15 = -4p + 15 Now you will subtract 15 from both sides
-15 - 15
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-30 = -4p Divide both sides by both sides.
/-4 /-4
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p = -30/-4 then simplify
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but 7.5 dont equal -1/4
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that's if you wanted it in decimal form
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15/4=7.5
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-1/4 cant be
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so to simplify what number goes into 30 and 4 evenly
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u guys are a little worng cuase the answer is supposed to be -1/4
surdawi
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unless you have a typo in the question
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2 so divide the fraction by 2/2 so -30/-4
-15/-2
surdawi
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cupcake could you show us your work so we can help
surdawi
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thanks sue101
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your welcome! :)
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surdawi
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-15-15=-30
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oh ok