Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Integrated Review - Solving Linear Equations - Page 122: 20


y = $\frac{1}{6}$

Work Step by Step

$-\frac{3}{8}y = -\frac{1}{16}$ Multiply both sides by the reciprocal, $-\frac{8}{3}$: $-\frac{8}{3}(-\frac{3}{8}y) = -\frac{1}{16}(-\frac{8}{3})$ y = $\frac{1}{6}$
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