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Posted by **johnnie** on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 1:02am.

7 - 1/4 (j-8) =6

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**drwls**, Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 6:47amYou are supposed to find out what value of j satisfies that equation.

You need to clarify if

1/4 (j-8) = (1/4)(j-8), or

1/4 (j-8) = 1/[4(j-8)]

In the first case,

(1/4)(j-8) = 1

j -8 = 4

j = 12

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