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  • one year ago

The sum of two-thirds of a number and negative one-ninth is five-sixths. Find the number.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    2/3x -1/9 = 5/6 find x?

  2. sohailiftikhar
    • one year ago
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    \[2/3x-1/9x=5/6\]

  3. sohailiftikhar
    • one year ago
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    now can you simplify the terms containing x ?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i think so!

  5. sohailiftikhar
    • one year ago
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    \[(3(2)x-1x)\div9\]

  6. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    x=51/36

  7. sohailiftikhar
    • one year ago
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    don't tell the answer please ...directly

  8. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    2x/3-1/9=5/6 6x-1/9=5/6

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    okay the answer sheet says 2 5/6? so i have to turn it into a mixed fraction>

  10. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    36x-6=45

  11. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    why would 1/9 be multiplied with x

  12. sohailiftikhar
    • one year ago
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    oh ! yes you are right

  13. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    so...............

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    where did the 6x come from i am lost

  15. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    dude again lcm

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh yeah okay

  17. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    wait i'm showing you

  18. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    you find the lcm of 3and 9 its 9

  19. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    so we are multiplying 2x with 3

  20. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    you get that?

  21. anonymous
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    yeah i get it lol

  22. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thanks !

  23. sohailiftikhar
    • one year ago
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    your welcome

  24. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    whts this

  25. sohailiftikhar
    • one year ago
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    6x-1/9=5/6 6x-1=(5/6)*9 6x-1=45/6 6x-1=15/2 6x=15/2+1 6x=15+2/2 6x=17/2 x=17/12

  26. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    6x-1=15/2 6x=15/2+1 6x=17/2 x=17/12

  27. sohailiftikhar
    • one year ago
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    yes

  28. sohailiftikhar
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    :)

  29. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    okay i got confused:p sorry

  30. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    actually 51/36=17/12

  31. sohailiftikhar
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    lol 51/36=17/12 you just missed 3 with 6 you wrote 51/6 it's ok :)

  32. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    so i'm correct

  33. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thanks guys

  34. sohailiftikhar
    • one year ago
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    yes you are :) and np @glitterythings

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