Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Exercise Set: 34

Answer

$y=-3$

Work Step by Step

$-3y+4=13$ First subtract 4 from both sides. $-3y=13-4$ $-3y=9$ Then divide both sides by -3. -3y$\div$(-3)=9$\div$(-3) $y=-3$ Check the answer. -3(-3)+4=13 9+4=13 13=13
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