Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - The Additon Property of Equality - Exercise Set: 25

Answer

y = -9

Work Step by Step

8y + 2 - 6y = 3 + y - 10 Combine like terms: 2y + 2 = y - 7 Subtract y from both sides: y + 2 = -7 Subtract 2 from both sides: y = -9 Check with substitution: 8(-9) + 2 - 6(-9) = 3 + (-9) - 10 -72 + 2 + 54 = 3 - 9 - 10 -16 = -16
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