Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Skills Handbook - Solving and Writing Linear Equations - Exercises - Page 894: 5



Work Step by Step

We start with the given equation: $4+2y=8y$ We subtract $2y$ from both sides of the equation and combine like terms: $$4+2y-2y=8y-2y$$$$4=6y$$ We divide by $6$ on each side of the equation: $$\frac{4}{6}=\frac{6y}{6}$$$$\frac{2}{3}=y$$
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