anonymous
  • anonymous
Can someone please re-teach me??? Solve the equation. -5y-9=-(y-1)
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StudyGurl14
  • StudyGurl14
First distribute the - to the y and -1
anonymous
  • anonymous
So now its -5y-9=y+1?
StudyGurl14
  • StudyGurl14
Not quite. Don't forget to make the y negative.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
oh ok. so -5y-9=-y+1
anonymous
  • anonymous
What next?
StudyGurl14
  • StudyGurl14
Now, combine like terms. \(\large\color{blue}{-5y}\color{green}{-9} =\color{blue}{-y}\color{green}{+1}\)
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ok so now it's -4y-9=1?
StudyGurl14
  • StudyGurl14
yep. now combine the -9 a nd 1
anonymous
  • anonymous
-4y=-8
StudyGurl14
  • StudyGurl14
not quite. Do 1 + 9
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh -4y-8
anonymous
  • anonymous
Do I divide them?

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