- Wed Oct 19, 2011 2:11 pm
- Forum: Intermediate Algebra
- Topic: Operation of Real numbers: this problem /3 1/2 /
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yes! It was on the tip of my tongue, really could not say what it was...but absolute value bars you are correct.

- Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:54 pm
- Forum: Intermediate Algebra
- Topic: Operation of Real numbers: this problem /3 1/2 /
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In out text book the problem is written 3 1/2 with the 2 slashes on the side, basically what I am trying to do is solve that equation. Like Example: If I say /6/=6 or, /-3.3/=0 like that.

- Tue Oct 18, 2011 6:16 pm
- Forum: Intermediate Algebra
- Topic: Operation of Real numbers: this problem /3 1/2 /
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Today, I kind of got froze as what to do with this problem /3 1/2 / The teach taugh me yesterday, on how to solve a problem such as this one. I don't remember the steps. Can I please get some tips, or examples; on how to sove this? Between the bracks the number reas 3 and 1/2.