Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - The Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 43: 118


$\displaystyle -\frac{1}{3}d$

Work Step by Step

A loss is something we subtract, something negative. $\displaystyle \frac{1}{3}$ of (something) is written as $\displaystyle \frac{1}{3}\cdot$(something), so "$\displaystyle \frac{1}{3}$ of d" is $\displaystyle \frac{1}{3}\cdot d$ Expression:$\displaystyle \quad -\frac{1}{3}d$
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