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Posted by **G** on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 11:02pm.

10b+6= 2

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10b=-4

Book says answer is -2/5.

I do not see how the problems comes down to this answer.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 11:07pm11b+6-2b+b=4b+5-3b-3-b

10b + 6 = 2

10b = -4

b = -4 / 10

b = -2/5

When you divide a negative and a postive, the answer is negative. So -- negative 4 divided by positive 10 = -4/10 = -2/5

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