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Why should we clear fractions when solving linear equations and inequalities? Demonstrate how this is done with an example.

Why should we clear decimals when solving linear equations and inequalities? Demonstrate how this is done with an example.

Post one other example (either fraction or decimal) for classmates to solve. Do NOT solve or give the answer in your main post.

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Why should we clear fractions when solving linear equations and inequalities? Demonstrate how this is done with an example.

Why should we clear decimals when solving linear equations and inequalities? Demonstrate how this is done with an example.

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This solution provides examples that illustrate why we should clear fractions and decimals when solving linear equations and inequalities. Additionally, this solution includes another sample decimal problem for students to solve. It includes a Word formatted copy of the solution for the student's convenience.

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