## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

$\frac{y}{5}$ = 13 $\frac{y}{5}$ is $\frac{1}{5}y$, we multiply both sides by the reciprocal of $\frac{1}{5}$ which is 5. 5*$\frac{y}{5}$ = 13*5 y = 65 Check with substitution: $\frac{65}{5}$ = 13 13 = 13