math
posted by paul .
5y9=(y1)
I combined like terms and I divided 8/4. I got 2. Is this right?

5y9=(y1)
I combined like terms and I divided 8/4. I got 2. Is this right?
Given 5y  9 = (y  1)
......5y  9 = y + 1
......9  1 = 4y
......10 = 4y
........y = 10/4 = 2.5