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: 119


$\displaystyle -\frac{1}{2}d$

Work Step by Step

A loss is something we subtract, something negative. "a half" is written as $\displaystyle \frac{1}{2}.$ " half of d" = " $\displaystyle \frac{1}{2}$ of d " = $\displaystyle \frac{1}{2}\cdot d$ Expression:$\displaystyle \quad -\frac{1}{2}d$
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