the problem is 2/3 (-1/4) + 1/2

i cant get the right answer which is 1/3. i keep getting 4/12 or 1/12. (Headbang)

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- Feb 27th 2010, 07:28 PMbenjixbunnwhat am i doing wrong? help?
the problem is 2/3 (-1/4) + 1/2

i cant get the right answer which is 1/3. i keep getting 4/12 or 1/12. (Headbang) - Feb 27th 2010, 07:34 PMANDS!
Show us how you keep getting 4/12 or 1/12. Can not correct bad behaviors, if we do not know what you are doing. (Punch) I will say, that one of the answers you "keep getting", is the right answer; it just hasn't been reduced. Both show us both of your methods that lead you to 4/12 or 1/12.

- Feb 27th 2010, 07:35 PMMoo
- Feb 27th 2010, 07:43 PMProve It
- Feb 27th 2010, 07:58 PMbenjixbunnreduce
ahhh reduce...gotcha(Nod)