# Simple equation solving

• Sep 13th 2009, 01:07 PM
shenaniganny
Simple equation solving
I can't seem to remember what to do when solving an equation. What steps do I do to solve this?

$
\frac{17+y}{y}+ \frac{32+y}{y} = 100
$

Thanks!
• Sep 13th 2009, 01:14 PM
e^(i*pi)
Quote:

Originally Posted by shenaniganny
I can't seem to remember what to do when solving an equation. What steps do I do to solve this?

$
\frac{17+y}{y}+ \frac{32+y}{y} = 100
$

Thanks!

They have the same denominator so combine them