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OG2015 PS 1-(1/2-2/3)

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OG2015 PS 1-(1/2-2/3)

Post Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:24 am
1-(1/2-2/3)=

(A) 6/5
(B) 7/6
(C) 6/7
(D) 5/6
(E) 0

OA: B

Could anyone please, share the solution to this problem. Thank you.

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Post Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:37 pm
lionsshare wrote:
1-(1/2-2/3)=

(A) 6/5
(B) 7/6
(C) 6/7
(D) 5/6
(E) 0
We can simplify the given equation:

1 - (3/6 - 4/6) = 1 - (-1/6) = 1 + 1/6 = 7/6

Answer: B

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Post Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:10 am
lionsshare wrote:
1 - (1/2 - 2/3) =

(A) 6/5
(B) 7/6
(C) 6/7
(D) 5/6
(E) 0

1 - (1/2 - 2/3) = 1 - (3/6 - 4/6)
= 1 - (-1/6)
= 1 + 1/6
= 7/6

Answer: B

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