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You are not logged in. #1 20060209 01:54:20
Basic algebra question....I'm trying to help my brother solve a question his teacher has given him, although I think it's worded incorrectly, and have been staring at it for quite some time. Does anyone here know what the teacher might be looking for? I really don't understand what he means when he says: #5 20060209 02:40:02
Re: Basic algebra question....It's not as hard as you think it is. Just list the terms: "In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..." 