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anonymous
 one year ago
I need help, so that's why Im gonaa ask this question:
You have two numbers, with a difference of 2. If you divide them however, you get 2.2(with a bar on top of the second 2). What are the two answers.
Please give me like an equation, and then the answer, thank you soooo much whoever answers this. (No thank you to the people who saw this and turned their head :) )
anonymous
 one year ago
I need help, so that's why Im gonaa ask this question: You have two numbers, with a difference of 2. If you divide them however, you get 2.2(with a bar on top of the second 2). What are the two answers. Please give me like an equation, and then the answer, thank you soooo much whoever answers this. (No thank you to the people who saw this and turned their head :) )

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wah, no one's helping.. : (

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1let's call the numbers a and b so ab=? and a/b=?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ab = 2 a/b= 2.22222222(repeating) or to make it more simple, a/b= 2 and twoninths

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1right so we have: \[ab=2 \\ \frac{a}{b}=\frac{20}{9}\] You can solve the first equation for a by saying a=2+b now replace the a in the second equation with 2+b

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{2+b}{b}=\frac{20}{9}\] solve for b

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hhmmm I must be stupid

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0erm... lemme try that....dw:1444595953765:dw can't u say that the b/b is equal to 1 and say that 1+ wait no.....

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you could multiply b and 9 on both sides some people like to call this technique crossmultiplication

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0!! so simple!! see, im just dummy *crying can be heard*

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.018 +9b = 20b 18 = 11b

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait, but then if b=1 oh... so thats where I made my mistake

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and we remember we had a=2+b so a=2+18/11

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhmiiiiiiigoossssssshhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh okay thanks you are awesome just simply the best
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