# Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Exercise Set - Page 130: 24

$y=51$

#### Work Step by Step

Multiply both sides of the equation by -1 to isolate the variable. $-51=-y$ $-y=-51$ $-y(-1)=-51(-1)$ $y=51$ Check the answer. -51=-(51) -51=-51

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