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Mathhelp346

  • 3 years ago

(6-12)*5/3^3 I keep getting -30/9, but the answers says -10/9. I think they did some cancelling, but what do you cancel?

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  1. NeedMathHelpBadly
    • 3 years ago
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    yes you need to simplify your answer! ;)

  2. Mathhelp346
    • 3 years ago
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    i know that the 3,6,and 12 can cancel, but if i cancel the 3 out from the denominator would'nt i be left with 1^3? and that would make it 1 not 9

  3. RadEn
    • 3 years ago
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    (6-12)*5/3^3 = -30/27 if numerator and denominator divide by 3, what is the simplify it ?

  4. Mathhelp346
    • 3 years ago
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    but 3 divided by 3 is 1 and 9 divided by 3 is 3

  5. RadEn
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1350780708957:dw|

  6. kmalone99
    • 3 years ago
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    \[(6-12)*5/3^{3}\] \[-30/3*3^{2}\] \[-10/3^{2}=-10/9\]

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