Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.8 - Exponents and Order of Operations - Exercise Set: 80

Answer

-$\frac{7}{3}$

Work Step by Step

Plug in 5 for y and then simplify the expression. $\frac{3y-2y^2}{y(y-2)}$ $\frac{3(5)-2(5)^2}{5(5-2)}$ $\frac{3(5)-2(5)^2}{5(3)}$ $\frac{3(5)-2(25)}{5(3)}$ $\frac{(15)-(50)}{(15)}$ $\frac{-35}{15}$ $\frac{-35\div5}{15\div5}$ -$\frac{7}{3}$
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