College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.8 - Solving Basic Equations - P.8 Exercises: 31

Answer

$y=\frac{32}{9}$

Work Step by Step

$4(y-\displaystyle \frac{1}{2})-y=6(5-y)$ We distribute: $4y-2-y=30-6y$ And simplify: $3y-2=30-6y$ Combine $y$ terms: $9y=32$ And solve for $y$: $y=\frac{32}{9}$
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