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  • one year ago

Malin and Shawn begin with the same number, t. Malin subtracts 6 from t and then divides the result by 6. Shawn adds 7 to t and then divides the result by 7. If Malin's final answer is the same as Shawn's final answer, what was the number t? will give medal.

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  1. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    t - 6 t + 7 ---- = ---- 6 7 solve for t

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so that is what you do to get the answer?

  3. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    yes

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so is the answer 2?

  5. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    the first step could be to cross multiply 7t - 42 = 6t + 42

  6. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    no

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so what is the next step?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    It's 84.

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Don't really know how to explain.

  10. lucaz
    • one year ago
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    84, youre right

  11. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    7t - 42 = 6t + 42 add -6t to both sides t - 42 = 42 add 42 to both sides t = 84

  12. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    @jf04 plz don't give direct answers

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Sorry, I just didn't know how to explain.

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Normally, I do explain.

  15. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    well check out my last post remember with equations what ever you do to one side you have to do to the other - its a bit like a chemical balance

  16. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    yea ok

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