Posted by **Xavier** on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 10:07pm.

1/3p+7=12-2/3p

is the answer -5?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 10:13pm
No. p = 5

1/3p+7=12-2/3p

1/3p + 2/3p = 12 - 7

p = 5

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**Xavier**, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 10:19pm
thanks, I got negative 5 because I had it written in my final step as 7-12

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 10:20pm
You're welcome.

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