Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.6 Solving Equations - 9.6 Exercises: 58

Answer

$y=15$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $\frac{y}{3}=5$. First, we must rewrite the left side as $\frac{1}{3}y$. Next, multiply both sides by 3. $(\frac{1}{3}y\times3)=y=5\times3=15$ Therefore, $y=15$.
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