Posted by **Alex L.** on Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 12:43pm.

Solve these fraction equations:

2/3 - 8/9 = c/6

z/3 + 1 = z/2 - 3

Use the distributive property to simplify.

1. -5(a + 2)

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**Reiny**, Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 12:58pm
for your equations,

multiply the 1st by 18 , the LCM

12 - 16 = 3c

-4 = 3c

c = -4/3

2nd, multiply by 6

2z + 6 = 3z - 18

-z = -24

z = 24

-5(a+2) = -5a - 10

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**Alex L.**, Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 1:08pm
How did you get 3c?

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