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For the equation 9x + 15y = 4(2x  7), the yintercept is at the coordinate (0,y). What is the value of y? Type in your answer as a decimal rounded to the nearest hundredth.

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9x + 15y = 4( 2x  7 )
The yintercept is value of y when x=0
For x = 0
9 * 0 + 15y = 4 * ( 2 * 0  7 )
0 + 15y = 4 * ( 0  7 )
15y = 4 * ( 7 )
15y = 28 Divide both sides with 15
y = 28 / 15
y = 1.866666666666...
y = 1.87
rounded to the nearest hundredth
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