i know u would divide both sides by 1/3 and it would cancell out the 1/3 and when u divide 1/3 by -3 you will get -1/9 so u flip it u willl get -9 right?

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  1. i beleive it would be a positive 9

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  2. You're right, Josh. It's -9.

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  3. so if u flip it the negative sign will go away and turn it too positive

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  4. No. It's -9.

    Substitute -9 for b in the original equation. Doesn't that prove that -9 is the answer?

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