Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Chapter Review - Page 155: 45



Work Step by Step

We see that the variable only appears once and is in the numerator, so we know that the Multiplication Property of Equality will work well. $y$ is being divided by 5, so in order to get $y$ alone, we multiply both sides of the equation by 5 to obtain that $y=-4$.
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