Posted by **anon** on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 8:37am.

Solve for y. Write answer in simpliest form.

2+7/y=3/5

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**Marth**, Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 9:17am
2 + 7/y = 3/5

7/y = 3/5 - 2

y/7 = 1/(3/5 - 2)

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**helper**, Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 1:05pm
2 + 7/y = 3/5

Get rid of the denominators

Multiply both sides by y

2y + 7 = 3/5 y

Multiply both sides by 5

10y + 35 = 3y

Subtract 10y from both sides

35 = -7y

Divide both sides by -7

-5 = y

y = -5

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