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w - 2w 1/2 - 15 = 0

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- Dec 6th 2008, 07:22 AMHappyFeetHow do I solve when A fraction is involved?
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w - 2w 1/2 - 15 = 0 - Dec 6th 2008, 08:31 AMGreengoblin
Treat the fraction as any other constant, except if your equation is:

$\displaystyle w-2w\frac{1}{2}-15=0$

then it's false since:

$\displaystyle w-2w\frac{1}{2}-15=0$

$\displaystyle w-w-15=0$

$\displaystyle -15=0$

which is obviously not true.