# Algebra

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I need help on how to solve equations like this

(y-5)/3 =1

I don't quite understand it

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objective: get y alone.
1) multiply both sides by 3
y-5=3
add 5 to each side
y=8

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(y-5)/3 =1

Multiply both sides by 3

y - 5 = 3

Add 5 to both sides.

y = 8

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Thank you, Ms.Sue and Bob! I never really understood how to solve these types of equations

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You're welcome.

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