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Posted by **AMY** on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 6:56pm.

6/8 = 8/y - 1/2

The LCM here is 8y, so I multiply on both sides by 8y.

8y times 6/8 = 8y times 8/y - 8y times 1/2.

After canceling out, I have 6y = 64 - 4y. Combine like terms.

2y = 64; y = 32?

Thank you!

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 6:58pmNo, when you combine like terms, you erred.

6y=64-2y

add 2y to each side.

8y=64

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**AMY**, Friday, January 28, 2011 at 7:10amAh! I see. Thank you!

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