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Use the ideas of additive and multiplicative inverses to solve the following equation:

–7y + 12 = –2

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    –7y + 12 = –2
    -7y + 12 - 12 = -2 + (-12)
    -7y = -14
    y = 2

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    Thank you Ms. Sue, for helping me with my problem.

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    You're very welcome, Tasa.

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