I always see notes written in parentheses like 7(9). I usually play it like 7h9 but am unsure what the parentheses actually mean. I've read a lot of the lessons but could not find it. what do they mean?

yeah i just started playing.
Too my understanding..well...ex. (9) the parenthesis mean it's a ghost note. Meaning it's played lightly or is barely audible. But thats how I learned.
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