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: 41

Answer

$y=-3$

Work Step by Step

$6y=2y-12$ First subtract 2y from both sides. $6y-2y=-12$ $4y=-12$ Then divide both sides by 4. 4y$\div$4=-12$\div$4 $y=-3$ Check the answer. 6(-3)=2(-3)-12 -18=-6-12 -18=-18
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