Algebra

posted by Baby_Banana

I need help on how to solve equations like this

(y-5)/3 =1

I don't quite understand it

  1. bobpursley

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

  2. Ms. Sue

    (y-5)/3 =1

    Multiply both sides by 3

    y - 5 = 3

    Add 5 to both sides.

    y = 8

  3. Baby_Banana

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

  4. Ms. Sue

    You're welcome.

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