## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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