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: 76

Answer

$y=1$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $-1=y+7-9$. In order to solve, we must first group like terms on the right side. $-1=y+7-9=y-2$ Add 2 to both sides. $-1+2=y-2+2$ $1=y+0$ $y=1$
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