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    word problem help..

    The additive inverse of a number divided by twelve is the same as one less than three times its reciprocal. find the number.

    help please!
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    Quote Originally Posted by heather_meaghan View Post
    The additive inverse of a number divided by twelve is the same as one less than three times its reciprocal. find the number.

    help please!
    \frac {-a}{12}=\frac{3}{a}-1

    Can you go from there?
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    i think so.. i'm not sure if i fully understand it yet.. but thanks for this much!
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