expression

Thank You. This is what I got

M=-2 P=4

3P-M

3MP

3*4-2

3*-2*4

=10

-24

=-5

12

the answer is suppsed to be -7/12 ???

anyone?

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- Sep 22nd 2011, 06:48 PMwhereitsbeenSubstitution and Simplification
expression

Thank You. This is what I got

M=-2 P=4

__3P-M__

3MP

__3*4-2__

3*-2*4

=__10__

-24

=__-5__

12

the answer is suppsed to be -7/12 ???

anyone? - Sep 22nd 2011, 06:52 PMAckbeetRe: Substitution and Simplification
Can you show the work you've done in plugging the numbers in? Incidentally, math is case-sensitive. m is not equal to M.

- Sep 22nd 2011, 06:58 PMwhereitsbeenRe: Substitution and Simplification
- Sep 22nd 2011, 07:01 PMAckbeetRe: Substitution and Simplification
OK, that's a good correction. But you still haven't posted your work yet.

- Sep 22nd 2011, 07:16 PMwhereitsbeenRe: Substitution and Simplification
expression

Thank You. This is what I got

M=-2 P=4

3P-M

3MP

3*4-2

3*-2*4

= 10

-24

= -5

12

the answer is suppsed to be -7/12 ??? - Sep 22nd 2011, 07:25 PMskeeterRe: Substitution and Simplification