Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Solving Equations: Review of the Addition and Multiplication Properties - Exercise Set: 62

Answer

$y=-72$

Work Step by Step

$65y=8(8y-9)\rightarrow$ apply the distributive property $65y=64y-72\rightarrow$ subtract 64y from each side $65y-64y=64y-72-64y\rightarrow$ combine like terms $y=-72$
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