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Jena on
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(3)/(5)y=15
Does y=25

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Kate,
no. First multiply both sides by 5y, giving you
3=45y, then divide by 45
3/45 = y this reduces to 1/15

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Reiny,
The way that Jena typed her question, her answer is correct
(3)/(5)y=15
or
(3/5)y = 15
3y = 75
y = 25