# Math

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Can someone check my work?

the problem is: x=2+3/y and I have to solve for y

I get rid of the denominator y and multiply it with X...so it looks like

xy=5

then just divide by x on both sides for a final answer of y=5/x

• Math -

You are correct, if the problem was

x=(2+3)/y

Now if it this..
x=2 + 3/y

subtract 2 from both sides
multiply both sides by y
divide both sides by x-2

• Math -

64 divided by (9+7)

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