Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus, 5th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1118583191
ISBN 13: 978-1-11858-319-7

Chapter 1 - Linear Functions and Change - 1.4 Formulas for Linear Functions - Exercises and Problems for Section 1.4 - Skill Refresher - Page 34: S5



Work Step by Step

Solving the equation by isolating the variable, we find: $$\frac{5}{3}y+\frac{10}{3}=\frac{1}{2}-y \\ \frac{8}{3}y=-\frac{17}{6} \\ y=-\frac{17}{16} $$
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