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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\rm {8n + 3  6n \over 2} = {8n \over 2} + {3\over 2}  {6n \over 2}\]
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whatisthequestionBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
does the /2 apply to the entire expression or just the 6n?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Or is it...\[\rm 8n + 3  {6n \over 2}\]
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@vipul92 Better to write \(\rm 8n + 3  3n\)
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whatisthequestionBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
vipul collect like terms to get 10n+6/2 then factor out a two to get in simplest terms 5n+2
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whatisthequestionBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry @vipul92 I forgot to tag you there
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whatisthequestionBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if the other way then @ParthKohli still needs to collect like terms to simplify his answer to get n+(3/2)
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fhsbgtrBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the / goes with the whole expression
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whatisthequestionBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then simply divide each expression by two to get 4n+(3/2)3n then collect like terms n + (3/2) you can also switch the steps if you want.
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