Posted by **Jena** on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 9:37pm.

(-3)/(5)y=-15

Does y=25

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**Kate**, Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 9:40pm
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**, Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 9:52pm
The way that Jena typed her question, her answer is correct

(-3)/(5)y=-15

or

(-3/5)y = -15

-3y = -75

y = 25

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