Posted by **joshuah** on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 3:36pm.

Need help. solve 5 - y/3 for y= -3,

25 - y = 7

3y + 8 = 3, 5 - 3y =7, y/3= -9.

Not sure when to use opposite sign or divide to move to other side of equation?

3y + 8 = 3

- 8 -8

3y = -5

y = -5/3

y = -1 2/3 Is this correct?

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