Mathematics

Question

Which Expression Is Equivalent to 1/6 - 3/8 + 1/2

a) 1/6 -(-3/8) + 1/2
b) 1/6 - (-3/8) + (-1/2)
c) 1/6 + (-3/8) + (-1/2)
d) 1/6 + (-3/8) + 1/2

1 Answer

  • Answer:

      d)  1/6 + (-3/8) + 1/2

    Step-by-step explanation:

    For equivalence, the sign of each term must match the original. Here's how the answer choices stack up:

      a) wrong sign for -3/8

      b) wrong sign for -3/8 and for 1/2

      c) wrong sign for 1/2

      d) correct choice

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