Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Review Exercises - Page 203: 24



Work Step by Step

-2(y-4)-(3y-2)=-2-(6y-2) -2y-2(-4)-3y-(-2)=-2-6y-(-2) -2y+8-3y+2=-2-6y+2 (-2y-3y)+(8+2)=-6y+(2-2) -5y+10=-6y+0 -5y=-6y-10 -5y+6y=-10 y=-10 Check the answer. -2(-10-4)-(3(-10)-2)=-2-(6(-10)-2) -2(-14)-(-30-2)=-2-(-60-2) 28-(-32)=-2-(-62) 28+32=-2+62 60=60
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