# Math

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Solve: y-4/y+1=2/5 would the answer be 14/3 ???

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arrggh - use parentheses
Perhaps you mean

(y-4)/(y+1)=2/5

5 y - 20 = 2 y + 2

3 y = 22

y = 22/3

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Thank you

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