Algebra 1

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I am trying to find the solution for y-9>-17 and I don't know where to start. i have been out of school for nearly 30 years and none of the info makes any sense. please help..thanks

  • Algebra 1 -

    Add 9 to both sides.

    y > 9 + (-17)
    y > - 8

  • Algebra 1 -

    To make this sentence true i have to put <,>,or = in between ( ) the given fractions or Decimals?
    7/20 ( ) 2/5

    0.15 ( ) 1/8

    Please explain?

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