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Math Help - Solving Equation with variable?

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    Solving Equation with variable?

    Stumped on this problem.

    It is:
    Solve, showing all work:

    2(9y-6)+2 = 18y-9


    When I do it how I think it should be done, I get y=1 but when I plug 1 into the y variables, the two do not equal??
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    Re: Solving Equation with variable?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kibbygirl View Post
    2(9y-6)+2 = 18y-9
    18y - 12 + 2 = 18y - 9
    18y -10 = 18y - 9
    -10 = -9

    Solutions to such are called "no solution"!
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