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anonymous

  • one year ago

solve for y... 2/9(4y - 2)=4

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  1. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    first step multiply throughout by 9 ...to both sides of the equation...what do we have,..

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    but you can't divide 9 and 4

  3. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{ 2 }{ 9 }(4y-2)=4\]the equation stay like this right?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    its 2/9 as a fraction yes

  5. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    good multiply both sides of the equation by 9

  6. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    we have 2(4y-2)=4*9

  7. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    note the 9 cancels frm the left side of the equation

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    (4y -2) = 36?

  9. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    no 2(4y-2)=36

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh ok

  11. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    now multiply parentheses

  12. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    2*4y-2*2=36

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    8y - 4 = 36?

  14. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    yes

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh ok i think i have it now

  16. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    now add 4 to both side

  17. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    oh ok

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    y = 5?

  19. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    yes

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok thanks

  21. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    welcome

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