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aj_harleyy

  • one year ago

I'm stumped... what is (8-3r) 5/16 ? Please help!

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    is there supposed to be an equal sign somewheres, or is that just an expression ?

  2. aj_harleyy
    • one year ago
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    It is an expression

  3. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    HI!!

  4. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    is it i\[\frac{(8-3r)\times 5}{6}\]?

  5. aj_harleyy
    • one year ago
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    No it is (8-3r) then 5 over 16 like a fraction. I need to simplify the expression |dw:1440468374126:dw|

  6. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    hmmm same thing

  7. aj_harleyy
    • one year ago
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    oh

  8. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    i guess you are supposed to distribute the 5

  9. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{40-15r}{6}\]

  10. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    not sure what else you can do with it did this come from a math teacher?

  11. aj_harleyy
    • one year ago
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    yes it did

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    tell your math teacher (gently) that there is no such mathematical operation as "simplify" there is nothing "simpler" about \(\frac{40-15r}{6}\) than \(\frac{(8-3r)\times 5}{6}\) you might want to ask if it was really "distribute "

  13. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    what @satellite73 said!

  14. aj_harleyy
    • one year ago
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    I'm sorry, it was from my Algebra 1 book not directly from my teacher...

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