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ak907

  • 2 years ago

1/2 (y+1)=9

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  1. ak907
    • 2 years ago
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    do you think you could write it out?

  2. ak907
    • 2 years ago
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    yes 1/2 (y+1)=9

  3. Venomblast
    • 2 years ago
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    y=17/2

  4. Peachy947
    • 2 years ago
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    Is the (y +1) in the denominator next to the 2?

  5. Venomblast
    • 2 years ago
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    i meant to say 17 not 17/2. the answer is 17

  6. Peachy947
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    |dw:1349927321621:dw| Is this how it looks? Sorry for the poor drawing.

  7. Venomblast
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    ok so you do the inverse. the inverse of division is multiplication. so 2/1 1/2(y+1)=9 2/1. the 2/1 and 1/2 will cancel out. now your left with 2y+1=18. then subtract 1. y=17 Tada there your answer

  8. Venomblast
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    now test it. 1/2 (17+1)=9 1/2(18)=9 (half of 18 is 9) 9=9

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