I am having a problem solving is 4 a solution to 1/2 (y-2)+2= 3/8 (3y-4) not sure where to begin.

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- Sep 15th 2010, 03:11 PMfc1123solving Equations with fractions
I am having a problem solving is 4 a solution to 1/2 (y-2)+2= 3/8 (3y-4) not sure where to begin.

- Sep 15th 2010, 03:22 PMpickslides
Maybe expand these brackets and group some like terms to solve.

Here's a kick start...

Or if you only need to know if 4 is a solution then substitute it into both LHS and RHS of the equation. Do you get the same result? - Sep 15th 2010, 03:36 PMskeeter
multiply both sides of the equation by 8 to clear the fractions ...

take it from there? ...