# SOLUTION: I am not sure if this equation was done right. Here it is 1/3+1/2 ------- 5/9-1/3 Do I add the first equation to get that answer, subtract the second equation and take both

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 Question 424970: I am not sure if this equation was done right. Here it is 1/3+1/2 ------- 5/9-1/3 Do I add the first equation to get that answer, subtract the second equation and take both answers and Divide them? Here is what I have on my sheet: 1/3+1/2 2/6+3/6 5/6 -------= -------= ---=5/6 * 9/2 = 5/6 * 27/6 = 45/12 ? 5/9-1/3 5/9-3/9 2/9 Is this any where close to being right?Answer by Alan3354(30959)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!It's correct, but 45/12 = 15/4. BTW, it's not an equation, it has no equal sign. It's a simplification problem.