College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations - 1.1 Assess Your Understanding: 22

Answer

$y=-4$

Work Step by Step

$5y+6=-18-y$ $\longrightarrow$addition property of equality $5y+6-6+y=-18-y-6+y$ $\longrightarrow$combine like terms $6y=-24$ $\longrightarrow$multiplication property of equality $6y\div6=-24\div6$ $\longrightarrow$simplify $y=-4$
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