## anonymous 3 years ago 4 3/12-r= 3 6/12

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1. anonymous

Just solve to get r by itself, subtract 4 3/12 from both sides of the equal sign and then divide by -1 to get r positive: r= $\frac{ 3 }{ 4 }$

2. anonymous

4 3/12 - r = 3 6/12 (I am going to turn the mixed numbers into improper fractions) 51/12 - r = 42/12 51/12 - 42/12 = r 9/12 = r (reduce) 3/4 = r