Posted by **G** on Friday, June 12, 2009 at 10:39am.

Solve 2+y/7+5=4+1-y/7 for y.

Book says the answer is y=-7

How can this be the answer when the y/7 can each other out when you simplify?

7+y/7=5-y/7

-7____-7

___________

y/7=-2-y/7

This is what I come down to.

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