Posted by donna on .
y6=2
y+4 _= help
7

algebra2 
Jen,
Please rewrite. Should this say y6=2 and y+4=7?

algebra2 
donna,
y6
bottom number y+4 and then 2 with a lind on bottom and 7 
algebra2 
donna,
its suppposed to be y=

algebra2 
Jen,
That doesn't make any sense. Sorry, but I don't know what you're trying to say.

algebra2 
donna,
y6= 2/7
____
y+4 
algebra2 
Jen,
For problems like these, you want to cross multiply. 7(y6)=2(y+4), 7y42=2y+8, 7y=2y+50, 5y=50, y=10. You can plug that in for a check and you get 4/14, whcih reduces to 2/7, so it works.