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 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - 2.1 Solving Equations - 2.1 Exercise Set: 36

Answer

$y=\dfrac{19}{12}$

Work Step by Step

Adding $ \dfrac{3}{4} $ to both sides of the given equation, $ y-\dfrac{3}{4}=\dfrac{5}{6} $, then, \begin{array}{l} y-\dfrac{3}{4}+\dfrac{3}{4}=\dfrac{5}{6}+\dfrac{3}{4} \\\\ y=\dfrac{5}{6}+\dfrac{3}{4} \\\\ y=\dfrac{10}{12}+\dfrac{9}{12} \\\\ y=\dfrac{19}{12} .\end{array}
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