Posted by **Bryce** on Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 4:19pm.

HELP! can you check and help me with some of these?

1. y + 8 = -15

My answer: -7

2.3x = 27

My answer: 9

3. 5 + a = -19

My answer:-24

4. x + 1/3 = 5/6

My answer: NEED HELP WITH THIS ONE

5. -54 = -6y

My answer: 9

6. a/3 = -11

My answer: -33

7.19.5 = -39.5 + f

My answer: -20

8.p - 1/3 = 2/7

My answer: 2/7

9. -x/11 = -6.1

My answer: I NEED HELP WITH THIS ONE

10. -9 = -t/2

My answer: I NEED HELP WITH THIS ONE

11. 13.7 - x = -56.9

My answer: I NEED HELP WITH THIS ONE

12. -43 = 21 - m

My answer: I NEED HELP WITH THIS ONE

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 4:26pm
Please rethink 7 and 8. The other answers are correct.

4.

x + 1/3 = 5/6

x = 5/6 - 1/3

x = 5/6 - 2/6

x = ?

9.

-x/11 = -6.1

-x = -6.1 * 11

x = 67.1

10.

-9 = -t/2

-18 = -t

18 = t

Please try 11 and 12 yourself.

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**Bryce**, Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 4:30pm
so does #4 equal 5/6? That's what i got.

I actually don't get number 11. or 12., how are you suppose to set it up?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 4:33pm
No.

**x = 5/6 - 2/6**

x = ?

Do 11 and 12 the same way I showed you on the other problems.

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**Bryce**, Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 4:40pm
but on 11 and 12 you have to add the opposite to m. i don't get how to do that

is #4 one half?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 4:44pm
Yes. 4 is 3/6 = 1/2

11.

13.7 - x = -56.9

-x = -13.7 + (-56.9)

-x = -70.6

x = 70.6

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**Bryce**, Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 4:52pm
i figured the rest out! thank you so much! I love jiskha!

P.S- Ms.Sue, i really thank you, you volunteer and help so many students, including me. Sorry for asking so much! i just got in high school, and really need the help daily. Are you the owner of Jiskha? :) thanks, love bryce

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 4:55pm
I knew you could figure them out, Bryce. :-)

You're very welcome. I really enjoy helping students. And no, I'm not the owner of Jiskha.

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