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  • one year ago

Challenge! Ready? What is the solution to the proportion, 3y-8/12= y/5? Show me your work so that I, Lolly, know you are not cheating.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    first multiply both sides by 5

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so you get y=15y-40/12

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Then u multiplly both sides by 12

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    u get 12y= 15y-40

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3y=40

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so y=13.3333

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    It ends in a fraction.

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    131/3

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    13 and 1/3

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Something is off.

  11. anonymous
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    wait what r ur options

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    There are none. There is only one right possible answer.

  13. anonymous
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    then it is 13 and 1/3

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    pretty sure

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    You are supposed to cross multiply I believe

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    u get the same answer...

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Hmm. Let me see.

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Good Job!

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    lol thanks

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