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A 20−pound bag of sugar costs (y + 3) dollars while a 10−pound package costs (y − 3) dollars. If the price per pound of sugar is the same for both packages, the equation below can be used to solve for y. y+3/20 = y-3/10 What is the value, in dollars, of y?

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    We have \[\frac{y+3}{20}=\frac{y-3}{10}\] multiply both sides by 20, can you do it @rebecca1233 ?

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    which side 10*20?

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    \[20\times \frac{y+3}{20}=\frac{y-3}{10}\times 20\]

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    could you simplify this?

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  5. rebecca1233 Group Title
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    oh alright, give me a sec (:

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  6. rebecca1233 Group Title
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    i think so

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    cool :)

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  8. rebecca1233 Group Title
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    i got 9 am i correct :)

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  9. ash2326 Group Title
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    yes, good work:D did you understand?

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    yes :)

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