richardlong369
I need help simplifying this radical ( SOLVING FOR Y )



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richardlong369
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dw:1349831423893:dw

anonymous
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\[8y=\frac{1}{4}\] is a good start

richardlong369
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I DONT UNDERSTAND IT

petewe
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dw:1349831710072:dw

richardlong369
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i get that part

petewe
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so what's the problem?

richardlong369
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8y=1/4 so how do i solve from their?

petewe
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what do you do to both sides to get rid of 8?

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 8 ?

petewe
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it's not 8 + y, it's (8)(y)

richardlong369
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which would equal 1/32

petewe
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ye

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so it was minues 1/4 from each side

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minus