Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Further Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 27

Answer

y = 0.2

Work Step by Step

0.12(y - 6) + 0.06y = 0.08y - 0.7 Distribute: 0.12y - 0.72 + 0.06y = 0.08y - 0.7 Combine like terms: 0.18y - 0.72 = 0.08y - 0.7 Add 0.72 to both sides: 0.18y = 0.08y + 0.02 Subtract 0.08y from both sides: 0.1y = 0.02 Divide both sides by 0.1: y = 0.2
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.