Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-5 Literal Equations and Formulas - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 114: 57



Work Step by Step

$2(y-4)=-4y+10 \\\\ 2y-8=-4y+10 \\\\ -8=-6y+10 \\\\ -18=-6y \\\\ y=3$ We first use the distributive property on the left side of the equation to simplify. We then subtract by 2y on both sides. Next, we subtract by 10 on both sides. Finally, we divide by -6 to get that y=3.
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