anonymous
  • anonymous
The sum of two-thirds of a number and negative one-ninth is five-sixths. Find the number.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
2/3x -1/9 = 5/6 find x?
sohailiftikhar
  • sohailiftikhar
\[2/3x-1/9x=5/6\]
sohailiftikhar
  • sohailiftikhar
now can you simplify the terms containing x ?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
i think so!
sohailiftikhar
  • sohailiftikhar
\[(3(2)x-1x)\div9\]
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
x=51/36
sohailiftikhar
  • sohailiftikhar
don't tell the answer please ...directly
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
2x/3-1/9=5/6 6x-1/9=5/6
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay the answer sheet says 2 5/6? so i have to turn it into a mixed fraction>
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
36x-6=45
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
why would 1/9 be multiplied with x
sohailiftikhar
  • sohailiftikhar
oh ! yes you are right
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
so...............
anonymous
  • anonymous
where did the 6x come from i am lost
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
dude again lcm
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh yeah okay
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
wait i'm showing you
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
you find the lcm of 3and 9 its 9
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
so we are multiplying 2x with 3
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
you get that?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yeah i get it lol
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks !
sohailiftikhar
  • sohailiftikhar
your welcome
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
whts this
sohailiftikhar
  • sohailiftikhar
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
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
6x-1=15/2 6x=15/2+1 6x=17/2 x=17/12
sohailiftikhar
  • sohailiftikhar
yes
sohailiftikhar
  • sohailiftikhar
:)
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
okay i got confused:p sorry
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
actually 51/36=17/12
sohailiftikhar
  • sohailiftikhar
lol 51/36=17/12 you just missed 3 with 6 you wrote 51/6 it's ok :)
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
so i'm correct
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks guys
sohailiftikhar
  • sohailiftikhar
yes you are :) and np @glitterythings

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