Posted by paul on Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 4:24pm.
5y9=(y1)
I combined like terms and I divided 8/4. I got 2. Is this right?

math  tchrwill, Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 4:40pm
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