Okay, I've been working on this problem, just don't get it.

-3 . 9p + 5 . 9 - ( 7p + .2 ) + 5 . 9p The periods are decimals.

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- Dec 6th 2011, 05:16 PMHellBunnySimplify expression
Okay, I've been working on this problem, just don't get it.

-3 . 9p + 5 . 9 - ( 7p + .2 ) + 5 . 9p The periods are decimals. - Dec 6th 2011, 05:26 PMQuackyRe: Simplify expression
$\displaystyle -3.9p + 5.9 - (7p+0.2 ) + 5.9p$

$\displaystyle =-3.9p+5.9-7p-0.2+5.9p$

$\displaystyle =-3.9p-7p+5.9p+5.9-0.2$

Try to finish. - Dec 6th 2011, 05:58 PMHellBunnyRe: Simplify expression
-2.8p +5.7 You're truly a genius, thanks.

- Dec 6th 2011, 07:03 PMskeeterRe: Simplify expression