David T.

asked • 02/15/19

I need help understanding this math problem.

Hi, I'm trying to pass my GED Math test. It's literally the only test I need to pass, but math problems like this one really tend to discourage me.



The way I have it is as the long division format.


32 |48x+32y



Am I doing this correctly?

I checked the answer key, and apparently the answer looks like this;

3x +y


I don't know how to get the answer 3x over 2, but I do have the +y correct, it seems.

Please help me understand.

Thank you.

1 Expert Answer


Rich G. answered • 02/15/19

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