algebra

11y+22=33y-11

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asked by Jordan
  1. Answer:
    1.5

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    How I got it/Working:
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    11y + 22 = 33y - 11

    11y + 22 = 33y - 11
    + 11 = 33y + 11

    11y + 33 = 33y

    11y + 33 = 33y
    -11y + 33 = -11y

    33 = 22y
    33 divided by 22 = y
    y = 1.5

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    Tip:
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    Remember, if you minus a number from one side, you must minus it from the other side to keep the equation balanced.

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  2. 11y+22=33y-11

    Add 11 and subtract 11y from both sides.

    33 = 22y

    Divide both sides by 22.

    1.5 = y

    Although I got the same answer as anonymous, I hope this makes the process clearer. Thanks for asking.

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