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    Exclamation solving equations using decimals

    The question is t+0.77=9.3, how do I show my work? I all ready know the answer I just need to show the work.
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    If you want to solve for t than just substract 0.77 to each side.
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    Quote Originally Posted by beesleystudent16 View Post
    The question is t+0.77=9.3, how do I show my work? I all ready know the answer I just need to show the work.
    what work is there to show? it is pretty much one step. just subtract 0.77 from both sides.

    i guess you can draw it out like this

    t + 0.77 = 9.3

    => t = 9.3 - 0.77

    => t = 8.53
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    Ya when I did that I got 8.67
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    Try again.
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    Never Mind I think I found what I did wrong.
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