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anonymous
 one year ago
Does anyone know how to do the opposite of distribution? I give medal.
anonymous
 one year ago
Does anyone know how to do the opposite of distribution? I give medal.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x3xy = 1. I have to solve for y

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well for `opposite of distribution` you have to take out the common factor like aB+aC= a(b+c)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but do I have to for this problem do a fraction because their is no Y for the x in the front of the problem. It has to be something like y(___ +3x) = 1

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well what is common in these two terms x3xy ??

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1btw there is one with x 1x3xy

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the x is common so should I try to turn that into a distributive problem first? I would get x(1+3y)= 1

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes right but 3y is negative so \[\huge\rm x(13y)=1\] now move the x to the right side

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what would be the next step ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1441832388127:dw

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes right so both terms are dividing by 3 so you can write it as dw:1441832500945:dw

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so \[\frac{ \frac{ 1 }{ x } }{ 3 } = ?\]

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1o^_^o multiply the top with the `reciprocal` of the bottom

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1441832579715:dw

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441832658208:dw 1/x not 5 yes right now multiply the top fraction with the reciprocal of the bottom fraction

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1441832707298:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I might have forgotten how to multiply fractions. it is from left to right, right? not cross multiplication

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what is the reciprocal of `3/1` > ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh I'm sorry I didn't put the second part of the question. x3xy = 1. Solve for y. then find y if x = 5.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the reciprocal of 3/1 is 1/3

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1alright first we should solve for y then we can replace by 5 and yes reciprocaldw:1441833141499:dw is 1/3

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\huge\rm y=\frac{ 1 }{ x } \times \frac{ 1 }{ 3 }\frac{ 1 }{ 3 }\] simplify this first then substitute x for 5

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, now I got the equation for y and I need to plug in X for what y =s

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes right substitute x for 5

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1441833342964:dw

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\huge\rm y=\frac{ 1 }{ x } \times \frac{ 1 }{ 3 }\frac{ 1 }{ 3 }\] first simplify this

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1441833454633:dw

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\huge\rm y=\color{ReD}{\frac{ 1 }{ x } \times \frac{ 1 }{ 3 }}\frac{ 1 }{ 3 }\] simplify the red part first don't replace x for 5 yet

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i do this by cross multiplication? or does the answer of the numerator have to be the same as the denominator?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just multiply the numerator by numerator and the denominator by denominator

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no not cross multiplication

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okdw:1441833634950:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1441833735641:dw

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes right so negative divide by negative equal positive so 1/3 \[\huge\rm y = \frac{ 1 }{ 3x }+\frac{ 1 }{3 }\] and there is typo it should be 1/3x sorry about that

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1441833868729:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what part was wrong in my solving?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441834145872:dw negative divide by negative = positive

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that was your mistake ^^^^ negative divide by negative = posistive

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441834239060:dw negative should cancels out

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what positive number is the 1 being multiplied by?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441834316056:dw 3 times 5 = 15 so both negatives ( numerator and the denominator one would cancel each other out) that was your mistake other works is right so now add instead subtraction

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok that's what i didn't understand how they numerator and the denominator both get their sign changed

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\(\color{blue}{\text{Originally Posted by}}\) @Nnesha yes right so negative divide by negative equal positive so 1/3 \[\huge\rm y = \frac{ 1 }{ 3x }+\frac{ 1 }{3 }\] and there is typo it should be 1/3x sorry about that \(\color{blue}{\text{End of Quote}}\) this is what we got after solving for y agree ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1441834466580:dw

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lO_Oks good! great job!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you so much I have a big Alg 2 test tomorrow. And what i learned from you about fractions saved my life. :D Sorry it took so long.

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it was fun working with you great student! i wish you all the best for the test good luck!!!! focus on signs !!!
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