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Which sum or difference is equivalent to the following expression? 3x-2/9 A. 1/3x-2/9 B. 2/9x-1/3 C. 1/9x D. 2/9

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I know it must not be D :P

  2. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    i'm confused by this is the expression in your question |dw:1435006236375:dw|

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yeah, that's what I typed out above.

  4. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    ok if you divide the 3x by 9 then the - 2 by 9 what to you get

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    you can't divide an expression, 3x, by a number like 9 though?

  6. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    Welshfella is on the right track

  7. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    3x/9-2/9 =1/3x-2/9

  8. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    yes the 3 can be divided by 9 to give a fraction that can be simplified and the x just stays there

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oooh okay.

  10. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    yes thats correct

  11. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    @Sarcasmus please demonstrate you know this

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    because 1/3 is the same as 3/9

  13. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    By viewing the equation it is obvious when we plug this in; exactly :)

  14. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    Cheers all; glad to help!

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you for the help!

  16. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    yw

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