-(12/-3) +5(2) = -4+10 =6 my study book tells me this equation = -6 can anyone tell me why and how this equation could = -6
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Originally Posted by Leona_Marie -(12/-3) +5(2) = -4+10 =6 my study book tells me this equation = -6 can anyone tell me why and how this equation could = -6 $\displaystyle -\left(\frac{12}{-3}\right) + 5 \cdot (2) = -(-4) + 10 = 4 + 10 = 14$ Could it be that the original question reads: $\displaystyle -\left(\frac{12}{-3}\right) + 5 \cdot (-2) = -(-4) - 10 = 4 - 10 = -6$
Originally Posted by earboth $\displaystyle -\left(\frac{12}{-3}\right) + 5 \cdot (2) = -(-4) + 10 = 4 + 10 = 14$ Could it be that the original question reads: $\displaystyle -\left(\frac{12}{-3}\right) + 5 \cdot (-2) = -(-4) - 10 = 4 - 10 = -6$ earthboth, what if we did-(12/-3 +2)^2
Originally Posted by Leona_Marie earthboth, what if we did-(12/-3 +2)^2 Of course, that is possible too. But there are some more possibilities, for instance: $\displaystyle -\left(\frac{12}{-3} +5(2)\right) = -(-4+10) = -6$
Originally Posted by earboth Of course, that is possible too. But there are some more possibilities, for instance: $\displaystyle -\left(\frac{12}{-3} +5(2)\right) = -(-4+10) = -6$ thank you very much,
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