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    Equiation with fractions

    Please help with solving this problem

    \frac{y}{3} + \frac{y}{4} = 7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prove It View Post
    Please help with solving this problem

    \frac{y}{3} + \frac{y}{4} = 7
    I exercise caution when someone with a better grasp of mathematics than I poses a seemingly innocuous question such as this ... what's the catch?
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    That's actually the first math question you ever asked on MHF Prove It
    But I would think you could work it out by yourself? What's wrong?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bacterius View Post
    That's actually the first math question you ever asked on MHF Prove It
    But I would think you could work it out by yourself? What's wrong?
    I'm demonstrating MHF at a conference.
    You've just shown how quickly you can get a reply, thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prove It View Post
    I'm demonstrating MHF at a conference.
    You've just shown how quickly you can get a reply, thanks
    Haha nice, but you made a spelling mistake in the thread title
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bacterius View Post
    Haha nice, but you made a spelling mistake in the thread title
    Serves me right for typing while talking haha. The conference was fantastic by the way
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    Re: Equiation with fractions

    Quote Originally Posted by Prove It View Post
    Serves me right for typing while talking haha. The conference was fantastic by the way
    4y+3y=84
    so
    7y=84
    y=12
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