## xzondria 2 years ago solve y 3x+2y=-8

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1. Brittni0605

You want to isolate y.

2. xzondria

how

3. Brittni0605

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4. Brittni0605

What do you do next?

5. xzondria

i get lost after this part

6. Brittni0605

You have 2y but you want y. SO what must be done?

7. xzondria

and how did u get positive 8

8. xzondria

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9. Brittni0605

8 was always positive. Look at your original problem.

10. Brittni0605

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11. Brittni0605

Hey. sorry, I looked at the prob again. It was a -8, so forget all the work I just showed you. It is incorrect, ill redo it.

12. Brittni0605

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13. xzondria

ok thanks so much

14. Brittni0605

Np. Sorry about my earlier mistake.

15. xzondria

its ok so do you divide the 8 by 2

16. Brittni0605

Yes.

17. xzondria

oh i never that no wonder i always get my answers wrong but thank you for correcting me

18. Brittni0605

You're welcome. However I only divided 8 by 2 because its an even 4.

2y = -8 -3x y = (-8 -3x)/2

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