Posted by **Doris** on Monday, May 25, 2009 at 11:38am.

Raising rabbits. Before Roland sold two female rabbits,

half of his rabbits were female. After the sale, only onethird

of his rabbits were female. If x represents his original

number of rabbits, thenSolve this equation to find the number of rabbits that he

had before the sale.1/2x-2=1/3(x-2)

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**DrBob222**, Monday, May 25, 2009 at 12:12pm
I gave you the equations you have written in your first post below. What is the problem? And notice I place parentheses around the (1/2)x so you would know it is 0.5x and not 1/2x.

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**Doris**, Monday, May 25, 2009 at 12:46pm
There is know problem. You stated you call not read my post. Thank you

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**DrBob222**, Monday, May 25, 2009 at 12:57pm
Your response is gibberish to me. Thank you for using Jiskha.

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