Posted by June on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 6:12pm.
How would I solve:
1/3(D+3)=5
I know you need to find the recipicile,
but I have no idea how to solve this.

Algebra  Ms. Sue, Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 6:22pm
1/3(D+3)=5
1/3D + 1 = 5
1/3D = 4
D = 4/(1/3)
D = 4 * (3/1)
D = 12

Algebra  June, Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 6:25pm
Where did the four come from?

Algebra  Ms. Sue, Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 6:27pm
To get the knowns on one side of the equation, I subtracted 1 from both sides.
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