# Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set - Page 55: 6

$y = 2.3$

#### Work Step by Step

$y - 8.6 = -6.3$ $y - 8.6 + 8.6 = -6.3 + 8.6$ $y = 2.3$ Check: $2.3 - 8.6 = -6.3$ $-6.3 = -6.3$

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