Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.1 Exponents and Their Properties - 4.1 Exercise Set: 96

Answer

$y=1$

Work Step by Step

The solution to the given expression, $ 8(5-y)=32 $, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 8(5)+8(-y)=32 \\\\ 40-8y=32 \\\\ -8y=32-40 \\\\ -8y=-8 \\\\ y=\dfrac{-8}{-8} \\\\ y=1 .\end{array}
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