Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.7 Solving Equations with Several Steps - 9.7 Exercises - Page 676: 5

Answer

$y=1$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $2=8y-6$. In order to solve, we can first add 6 to both sides. $2+6=8y-6+6$ $8=8y$ Divide both sides by 8. $\frac{8}{8}=\frac{8y}{8}$ $y=1$

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