y3 + 5 - y9=1/6
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I Type it in wrong y/3 + 5 - y/9 = 1/6
do you mean: if so: OR do you mean:
Originally Posted by armygirltiff y3 + 5 - y9=1/6 Do you mean this? If so, then multiply the equation by six to get: Group the y's and constants on opposite sides Divide by -36 to get
no i mean y/3 + 5 -y/9=1/6
Originally Posted by armygirltiff no i mean y/3 + 5 -y/9=1/6 In the future put any corrections in the original thread. Do NOT just make a new one!! -Dan
(multiply both sides by 9) (simplify) (subtract 5 from both sides) (simplify) (divide both sides by 2)
Originally Posted by armygirltiff no i mean y/3 + 5 -y/9=1/6 Multiply the equation by the lowest common denominator which happens to be 18! Combine y's on LS and constants on RS Divide by 4
Originally Posted by iknowone (multiply both sides by 9) (simplify) (subtract 5 from both sides) (simplify) (divide both sides by 2) Iknowone, you forgot to multiply 5 by 9!
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