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Homework Help: math

Posted by Sonya on Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 10:37pm.

Please explain how to get the answer.

At the animal shelter, 1/3 of the animals are dogs, 2/12 are cats, and 19 are other animals. How many animals are at the shelter?

I said 1/3x + 2/12x + 19 =
4/12x + 2/12x = 19=
6/12x = 19
1/2x = 19
x =

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