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# 2*3/5 - 1*2/3

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22 May 2017, 13:36
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$$2*\frac{3}{5} - 1*\frac{2}{3}/\frac{2}{3} - \frac{3}{5}$$

A) 16

B) 14

C) 3

D) 1

E) -1

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22 May 2017, 15:49
This question is frustrating me . I keep arriving at 8. How did you arrive at 14? It should be very simple , I thought I know PEMDAS and how to add and subtract fractions. It would seem I missed a chapter somewhere.
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22 May 2017, 19:34
carcass wrote:
$$2*\frac{3}{5} - 1*\frac{2}{3}/\frac{2}{3} - \frac{3}{5}$$

A) 16

B) 14

C) 3

D) 1

E) -1

2*(3/5)-1(2/3)/(2/3)-(3/5) = 6/5-1-3/5 = -2/5 ??
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22 May 2017, 22:06
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carcass wrote:
$$2*\frac{3}{5} - 1*\frac{2}{3}/\frac{2}{3} - \frac{3}{5}$$

A) 16

B) 14

C) 3

D) 1

E) -1

The question reads: $$\frac{2\frac{3}{5}-1\frac{2}{3}}{\frac{2}{3}-\frac{3}{5}}$$

This question is discussed here: 2-168916.html

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