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April 3rd, 2017, 04:39 PM   #1
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Stupidly easy, but I don't get the right answer

t is supposed to equal 2, but that's not what I get...
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$\dfrac 1 2 t - \dfrac 1 3(t+1) = 0$

$\dfrac 1 2 t - \dfrac 1 3 t - \dfrac 1 3 = 0$

$\dfrac 1 6 t = \dfrac 1 3$

$t = 2$
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