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    Simplify 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.
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    Re: Simplify expression

    -3.9p + 5.9 - (7p+0.2 ) + 5.9p

    =-3.9p+5.9-7p-0.2+5.9p

    =-3.9p-7p+5.9p+5.9-0.2

    Try to finish.
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    Re: Simplify expression

    -2.8p +5.7 You're truly a genius, thanks.
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    Re: Simplify expression

    Quote Originally Posted by HellBunny View Post
    -2.8p +5.7 ...
    ... your coefficient for p is incorrect. recalculate.
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