Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Exercise Set - Page 130: 23

Answer

$y=47$

Work Step by Step

Multiply both sides of the equation by -1 to isolate the variable. $-47=-y$ $-y=-47$ $-y(-1)=-47(-1)$ $y=47$ Check the answer. -47=-(47) -47=-47

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