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 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Exercise Set: 42

Answer

$y=-2$

Work Step by Step

$8y=3y-10$ First subtract 3y from both sides. $8y-3y=-10$ $5y=-10$ Then divide both sides by 5. 5y$\div$5=-10$\div$5 $y=-2$ Check the answer. 8(-2)=3(-2)-10 -16=-6-10 -16=-16
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