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hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1to eliminate the fraction, you can multiply by 3 on both sides.

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0multiply 3 by what?

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1multiply both sides of the equation by 3

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Best_Mathematician that isn't exatly the answer i was looking for...

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 5 and 12?

Best_Mathematician
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my mistake here's the correction 5n + 12 + n = 3 6n = 15 n = 5/2

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you have to simplify that?

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1n=1.5 or 3/2 is incorrect.

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but theres no such thing as 1.5 here :(

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you want to solve it on your own, or just want an answer ?

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeahh thats what i was thinking, it cant be right :/

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i need to know the steps so i can do it on my own you guys are just throwing answers or these problems of how you think it should be solved. its just confusing to me

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i know, right! if you multiply each term of that equation by 3, what u get ? 3* (1/3)* (5n+12) =...? 3* (1/3)* n =...? 3*3 =.... ?

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1*last line should be 1*3=...?

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thats right side, what about left side of = ?

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry i am just terrible at math

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13* (1/3)* (5n+12) =5n+12 3* (1/3)* n =n got this ?

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1362988262501:dw sorry i am just terrible at drawing :P

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha no problem! :D

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so i subtract 5 from twelve here?

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1362988334714:dw so, you are left with simple linear equation : 5n+12+n = 3

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you can't subtract 5 from 12...there is 'n' attached to 5

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1combine like terms, 5n+n = 6n

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh, so you divide that? i thought you have to subtract because it is opposite of addition :P

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now , subtract 12 from both sides, (because subtraction is opposite of addition) so, 6n +1212 = 312 6n = 15 now just divide by 6

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1because division is opposite of multiplication, ...yes, thats correct :)

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmm thanks for the help so far! :) so how do you make that a fraction?

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.16n = 15 n = 15/6 = 3*5 /(3*2) 3 cancels out. n = 5/2

LonelyandForgotten
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this will take me a while to learn but i really dont want to waste your time..thank you for this, i will look over it because its got all the help i need :) so thanks :D
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