pre algebra
posted by
Xavier
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1/3p+7=122/3p
is the answer 5?

pre algebra 
Ms. Sue
No. p = 5
1/3p+7=122/3p
1/3p + 2/3p = 12  7
p = 5

pre algebra 
Xavier
thanks, I got negative 5 because I had it written in my final step as 712

pre algebra 
Ms. Sue
You're welcome.