Help with algebra

Reply Sun 14 Dec, 2008 06:52 pm
I need help with this algebra problem ummm its y/3+4=2-15y/3 solve for Y. Thanks
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Reply Sun 14 Dec, 2008 07:09 pm
You need to simplify. This link will help you understand what that means:


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Reply Mon 15 Dec, 2008 06:49 am
Oh for the days of simple algebra problems. Yes I and many others could tell you the answer but that would hardly be a great help to you.

Hint your first move subtract y/3 from both sides of the equation.
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Reply Mon 15 Dec, 2008 06:53 am
....or add 15y/3 to both sides.
Reply Mon 15 Dec, 2008 07:45 am
which might make it less confusing for you (if you're just learning algebra) as it'd keep the variable positive
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