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: 54

Answer

y= -3

Work Step by Step

-3y-2=-5-4y First add 2 to both sides. -3y=-5+2-4y -3y=-3-4y Then add 4y to both sides. -3y+4y=-3 y= -3 Check the answer. -3(-3)-2=-5-4(-3) 9-2=-5-(-12) 7=-5+12 7=7
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