Posted by **EmilyMay** on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 8:43pm.

Uhhhh... well i need help with this algebra but i kinda need it explained as well...meaning if you can help please explain what you did because i have no idea how to do this kind of problem

r+3

---- = 1

12

i need to know what r is

12

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 8:49pm
r+3

---- = 1

12

Multiply both sides by 12.

r + 3 = 12

Subtract 3 from both sides.

r = 9

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You can prove it by substituting 9 for r in the original equation.

12/12 = 1

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**EmilyMay**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 8:59pm
OHHHH i get it i wasn't sure if i was supposed to mess with the 3 because ya know how with some problems you don't mess with the number next to the variable soo yeah thanks!:-)

(P.S. Thanks you were an angel sent from the math heaven!!lol)

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 9:03pm
You're welcome (polishing my halo)! :-)

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