Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 5 - Exponents and Polynomials - Chapters 1-5 Cumulative Review Problem Set - Page 233: 44



Work Step by Step

We will solve the equation by first finding the least common denominator on the left side of the equation and then cross multiplying the resultant expression: $\frac{y}{2}-\frac{y}{3}=8$ $\frac{3y-2y}{6}=8$ $\frac{y}{6}=8$ $y(1)=8(6)$ $y=48$
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