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anonymous

  • one year ago

Can someone please re-teach me??? Solve the equation. -5y-9=-(y-1)

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  1. StudyGurl14
    • one year ago
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    First distribute the - to the y and -1

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So now its -5y-9=y+1?

  3. StudyGurl14
    • one year ago
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    Not quite. Don't forget to make the y negative.

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh ok. so -5y-9=-y+1

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    What next?

  6. StudyGurl14
    • one year ago
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    Now, combine like terms. \(\large\color{blue}{-5y}\color{green}{-9} =\color{blue}{-y}\color{green}{+1}\)

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ok so now it's -4y-9=1?

  8. StudyGurl14
    • one year ago
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    yep. now combine the -9 a nd 1

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    -4y=-8

  10. StudyGurl14
    • one year ago
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    not quite. Do 1 + 9

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh -4y-8

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Do I divide them?

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