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    (Write this down to make it easier)

    h + 7 / 3 + 2h - 1 / 2 = 5/6

    Okay so i understand the first part up until i reach the "5/6" part idk what to do after that.
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    Firstly, don't panic. Approach it step by step - remember, if this came up on an exam, you'd still get points for your working.
    I'm assuming the question is (h+7/3) +(2h-1)/2 = 5/6. I'm sorry if this is the wrong assumption.

    To add fractions together, the denominator has to be equal. So make the denominator 6.

    So 2(h+7)+3(2h-1)/6 = 5/6

    2(h+7)+3(2h-1) = 5

    Expand the brackets:

    2h+14+6h-3 = 5
    8h+11 = 5

    Now treat it like a normal linear equation

    8h = 5-11
    8h = -6
    h = -3/4

    I'm sorry if my explanation is a little unclear
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    (Original post by Nooglepop)
    Firstly, don't panic. Approach it step by step - remember, if this came up on an exam, you'd still get points for your working.
    I'm assuming the question is (h+7/3) +(2h-1)/2 = 5/6. I'm sorry if this is the wrong assumption.

    To add fractions together, the denominator has to be equal. So make the denominator 6.

    So 2(h+7)+3(2h-1)/6 = 5/6

    2(h+7)+3(2h-1) = 5

    Expand the brackets:

    2h+14+6h-3 = 5
    8h+11 = 5

    Now treat it like a normal linear equation

    8h = 5-11
    8h = -6
    h = -3/4

    I'm sorry if my explanation is a little unclear
    I got 4h+4/3 :O
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    (Original post by hafsa473)
    I got 4h+4/3 :O
    I believe h=-3/4 is correct.
    Maybe you interpreted the question differently due to the way it was typed out?
    I think the OP was asking about:
    (h+7)/3 + (2h-1)/2 = 5/6
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    (Original post by hafsa473)
    I got 4h+4/3 :O
    Did you read it as (h) + (7/3) + (2h) - (1/2) = 5/6 ?
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    (Original post by Divinchi)
    (Write this down to make it easier)

    h + 7 / 3 + 2h - 1 / 2 = 5/6

    Okay so i understand the first part up until i reach the "5/6" part idk what to do after that.
    Please read the posting guide regarding ambiguous notation.
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    (Original post by Nooglepop)
    Firstly, don't panic. Approach it step by step - remember, if this came up on an exam, you'd still get points for your working.
    I'm assuming the question is (h+7/3) +(2h-1)/2 = 5/6. I'm sorry if this is the wrong assumption.

    To add fractions together, the denominator has to be equal. So make the denominator 6.

    So 2(h+7)+3(2h-1)/6 = 5/6

    2(h+7)+3(2h-1) = 5

    Expand the brackets:

    2h+14+6h-3 = 5
    8h+11 = 5

    Now treat it like a normal linear equation

    8h = 5-11
    8h = -6
    h = -3/4

    I'm sorry if my explanation is a little unclear
    thanks bro
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    (Original post by Middriver)
    Did you read it as (h) + (7/3) + (2h) - (1/2) = 5/6 ?
    (Original post by surina16)
    I believe h=-3/4 is correct.
    Maybe you interpreted the question differently due to the way it was typed out?
    I think the OP was asking about:
    (h+7)/3 + (2h-1)/2 = 5/6
    No I read it as (h+7/3) +(2h-1)/2 = 5/6 ... well this is awkward
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    Actually I see where I went wrong, soz guys
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    Firstly multiply everything by 6 to remove the fractions, and then carry on from there like you would with a normal linear equation

    So
    h +7/3 + 2h - 1/2 = 5/6
    (x6)
    6h + 14 + 12h - 3 = 5
    18h = -6
    h = -1/3
 
 
 
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