Posted by es on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 10:29pm.
the numerical expression for
7/8-3/4(2-1/6)-2/3 is equal to
I made a common denominator of 24
both are divible by 2
-14/12 & divide both by 2 again to get
Is this correct?
math - Reiny, Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 10:36pm
= 7/8 - 3/2 + 1/8 - 2/3
= 21/24 - 36/24 + 3/24 - 16/24
You are correct !
Notice you evaluated the bracket first, I used the distributive property.
Of course we have to end up with the same result, since both methods are valid.
math - es, Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 10:39pm
Thank you for telling me how you did it, even though we got the same answer
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