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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1350228174103:dw
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do i simplfy ?
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you would need common denominators, before you do anything. Do you know how to do that? I can walk you through it if you're not familiar with that
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yea one min
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1350228511155:dw
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
almost So it's \[\frac{4}{12}y+\frac{3}{12}=\frac{5}{12}\] because \[\frac44\cdot \frac{1}{3}y+\frac33 \cdot \frac{1}{4}=\frac{5}{12}\]
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
does that make sense?
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so 5/12 stays the same ?
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes because it already has the common denominator of 12. We're trying to make it so that all the numbers have 12 on the bottom
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now we can solve for y
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok im re writing it
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1350228980674:dw
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i got stuck
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{4}{12}y+\frac{3}{12}=\frac{5}{12}\] ok now we need to get \[\frac3{12}\] over to the right hand side of the equal sign so subtract \[\frac3{12}\] from both sides \[\frac{4}{12}y+\cancel{\frac{3}{12}\frac3{12}}=\frac{5}{12}\frac3{12}\]
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
4/12y =2/12
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes!
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now we need to get the y out of the denominator. do you know how to do that?
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
multiply ?
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
wait, is y in the denominator or is it just like this: \[\frac4{12}y =\frac2{12}\]
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
was this the original equation? \[\frac{4}{12}y+\frac{3}{12}=\frac{5}{12}\] or this \[\frac{4}{12y}+\frac{3}{12}=\frac{5}{12}\] ?
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the 1st one
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sorry i've been mistyping let's try that again LOL
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{4}{12}y=\frac{2}{12}\] now we can multiply both sides by \[\frac{12}1\] to get rid of the 12 in the denominator because we don't need it anymore. It makes it easier to solve for y this way so \[\frac{12}1 \cdot \frac{4}{12}y=\frac{12}1 \cdot \frac{2}{12}\]
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
is it 2 ? :D
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
almost so we're left with 4y=2 so what does y=?
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
2 .....
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[y=\frac24\]
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
:( i was close
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
because we have to divide by 4 to get y by itself
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yep you were almost there! so now you just need to simplify \[\frac24\]
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rawrrainbowsz2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ohhh ok lol
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[y=\frac12\] very good!
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