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 Question 349812: What is the product of 5a\3 + 5\3a? The slashes are to make the problem a fraction okay not a division sign.=) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 349923: can the fraction 45/72 become in simplest form, and if wo what is it? Click here to see answer by 7thgrader(1)

 Question 349354: 3/4 y - 1/2 = 1/7 i added 1/2 to both sides and got 9/14 now i'm left with 3/4 y = 9/14 i'm supposed to divide 3/4 from both sides to get y by itself. y=? i'm struggling to divide fractions... do you think you can help? thank you very much Click here to see answer by JessicaLGill(2)

 Question 350314: astros have 104 hits in 325 times at bat diamondbacks have 88 hits in 275 times at bat do they have the same batting average? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 350309: Light travels at a speed of 186,000 mi/s and sound travels at a speed of 1000 ft/s what is the speed of sound in miles per hour Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 350302: what is 3-1/2 divided by 2-4/5 in simplest form Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 350504: Can you help me solve this problem: 1/2n + 6 = 1/3n I have subtracted the 1/2n from the left side to combine with the right side. I have 6 = 5/6n. I'm stuck now. Just to clarify the / indicates a fraction. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 350506: Jack left school and walked home down Snakey Lane. His father left home at the same time and walked up Snakey Lane. If his father is walking twice as fast as Jack, how far will he walk before they meet. The distance between Jacks house and the school, on Skakey Lane, is 2 miles. Click here to see answer by jjordan95(63)

 Question 350619: I need help with this question I was set for homework: 5/7(x-2) - 3/4(x+3) = -4 I've been trying to get rid of the denominator by finding the lowest common multiple, but I don't think that's correct. Thanks in advance. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 350982: How many yards of material from a 24 yard length of cloth remain after 3 pieces, each 3 1/2 yards long, and 5 pieces,each 2 1/4 yards long,are removed? Click here to see answer by dabanfield@earthlink.net(8)

 Question 351443: What is the product of 2\3 multiplied by 7\9 !!!! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 347455: 9 over 30 minus 5 over 30 minus 12 over 30 Click here to see answer by jjordan95(63)

 Question 352004: A student simplified a fraction to -2/9 by removing the common factors, which were 2 and 9. What was the original fraction? Don't they mean greatest common factor? Is it -4/18? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 352214: Could someone please kindly help me with this question, I think I got it right but want to make sure I answered it right and did the right steps.... Q:Determine weather the graphs of the equation are perpendicular line. 2x+6y=-3 12y=4x+20 Thank you & Hope you are having a great day!!! Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 352449: Mary is certain that every time she parks in the parking lot it costs her \$2.45. If the garage charges 45cents plus 25cents for each 1/2 hour, how long is she parked? The problem does not state if the first hour is 45 cents and then every 1/2 is 25; so I am assuming it is 70cents per half hour. Is that correct? If so, I would say she was parked 3 1/2 hours. Is that correct? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 352461: Can you help me find the slope for: y = -3x + 9 Not sure where to begin with this. Thank yhou. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 352409: Find slope if it exists. x +2y = 4 I subtract x from both sides 2y = 4 - x I then divide by 2 y= - 2 Is this correct? I divided both sides by -2: 2y/2 = 4-x/2 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 352751: Hello! I would be most grateful if you could please tell me how to express in WORDS the fraction 1 - n Not being a mathematical whizz, I'm afraid I don't even understand what it means in English (!) but I have been asked by a Spanish teacher how to say this fraction in English. I assume it's something like "1 over n" or "1 divided by n" but I'm really not sure. I would really appreciate your help in this matter. Thanking you in anticipation, Samantha Green. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 352751: Hello! I would be most grateful if you could please tell me how to express in WORDS the fraction 1 - n Not being a mathematical whizz, I'm afraid I don't even understand what it means in English (!) but I have been asked by a Spanish teacher how to say this fraction in English. I assume it's something like "1 over n" or "1 divided by n" but I'm really not sure. I would really appreciate your help in this matter. Thanking you in anticipation, Samantha Green. Click here to see answer by sofiyac(695)

 Question 352834: find the improper fraction with a denominator of 6 that is equivalent to 5 1/2 Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)