Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1-5 - Cumulative Review - Page 372: 22



Work Step by Step

To solve the equation, we first get the variable on one side of the equation. Next, we continue to simplify until the variable is all by itself. Doing this, we find: $$ 8y-6\left(y-2\right)=3\left(2y+7\right)\\ 2y+12=6y+21\\ -4y=9\\ y=-\frac{9}{4}$$
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