Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Further Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 1

Answer

y = -6

Work Step by Step

-4y + 10 = -2(3y + 1) Apply distributive property: -4y + 10 = -2(3y) - 2(1) -4y + 10 = -6y - 2 Add 6y to both sides: 2y + 10 = -2 Subtract 10 from both sides: 2y = -12 Divide both sides by 2: y = -6
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