Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.6 Solving Equations - 9.6 Exercises - Page 671: 69

Answer

$y=1.3$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $\frac{y}{2.6}=.5$. In order to solve, we must first rewrite the left side as $\frac{1}{2.6}y$. Multiply both sides by 2.6. $(\frac{1}{2.6}y\times2.6)=y=.5\times2.6=1.3$ Therefore, $y=1.3$.
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